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Pharmacy Board Exams

By Dr. Yasser Alaa ElDeen

The First Live Online Lecturer for all pharmacy board exams
Unique Lecturer for pharmacy board exams in Egyptian Syndicate
Most common Pharmacy Board Exams
APEC ( Australian Pharmacy Examination Council )
KAPS Knowledge Assessment of Pharmaceutical Sciences
CAOP Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacists
American Pharmacy Board Exams
FPGEE Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination
NAPLEX North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination
PEBC (Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada)
EE Evaluation Exam
QE Qualification Exam
OSCE Objective Structured Clinical Examination

Board Exams
1. IELTS International English Language Testing System
870 LE from British Council
Overall Band score of at least 7.5 (with a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the four
English results are valid for 2 years for APC purposes.

2. KAPS Knowledge Assessment of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Can give exam at Australian Embassy in Egypt
2 MCQ papers A and B in 2 days
Each paper involve 100 MCQ + 1 short note Question
Involve Pharmacology , Calculations, Pharmaceutical Chemistry etc.

3. CAOP Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacists
In Australia after 3 month internship
Qualifying exam for Pharmaceutical practice in Australia
Advantages of APEC:
30-60Au$/hr. 72000-22000=50000Au$/year
Nationality after 4 years
Easiest Board exam + easiest steps for preparations
Australia is charming country + no racist
No more tax like Canada and America
Can work in NZ
Board Exams
Is one of the examinations required as part of the FPGEC Certification Program.
(You must also take and pass the TOEFL iBT, the English-language exam administered by
Educational Testing Service.)
Reading 21
Listening 18
Speaking 26
Writing 24
The FPGEE is offered twice each year, and it is administered at Pearson VUE test sites
throughout the continental United States.
The 250 questions on the FPGEE are divided among four content areas:
Basic biomedical sciences 16%
Pharmaceutical Sciences 30%
Social, behavioral, administrative pharmacy sciences 22%
Clinical sciences 32%
The fee schedule is as follows:
Initial application: $800 (Includes a $200 fee for the evaluation of documentation and
a $600 fee for the examination.)
Re-examination after failure: $600
Re-application after withdrawal or file closure: $800
Should finish your internship 1300 hrs.
Fee for the NAPLEX is $485
Measures a candidates knowledge of the practice of pharmacy.
185-item computer-based examination (150+35)
4 hours and 15 minutes with an optional 10-minute break after approximately two
hours of testing time.
Fee for the MPJE is $200
Combines federal- and state-specific questions to test the pharmacy jurisprudence
knowledge of prospective pharmacists.
The MPJE is a 2-hours.
90-item computer-based examination (75+15)
Board Exams
EE Evaluation Exam same as FPGEE

QE Qualification Exam same as NAPLEX

OSCE Objective Structured Clinical Examination Oral
Exam for clinical examination

Dr.Yasser A. Shehata