Prepare for the NAC exam

The National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) examination is the official examination required to apply to a Canadian residency program. The NAC exam is a standardised examination that evaluates the clinical knowledge and clinical skills to enter into postgraduate training in Canada.

We believe you can pass both with the help of AMBOSS. 

Here’s how you can study for the NAC exam

This examination  is an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) that includes a series of stations where you are presented with typical clinical scenarios. You’ll need to know the following subjects: medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, psychiatry and surgery. All of which are comprehensively covered in our integrated, high-yield platform of 4,400 questionsand over 15,000 medical topics.  Use AMBOSS to prepare accordingly for the NAC exam and make use of our following features:

  • 40+ high-yield cases in exam format.
  • Multimedia including illustrative images, instructional videos, and photos of patient simulations.
  • Detailed checklists – focused history, focused physical examination, and communication & interpersonal skills – to measure your performance for prioritising diagnostic or problem lists.
  • Step-by-step guides and flowcharts for focused physical examinations.
  • A flexible, interlinked interface that always allows you to access more information on terms or topics as needed.
  • Side-by-side comparisons of patient notes.
  • Differential diagnosis tables sorted by chief complaint.
  • Study on-the-go and offline with the AMBOSS apps for Android and iOS.

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