Office for Professional Development

Pathway Program for Health Care Professionals: USMLE and NBDE Review Courses

A Joint providership program of NSU and Becker Professional Education, Inc.

These educational opportunities are designed for international health care professionals to provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of evidence-based health care and professional licensure system in the United States. The Program's diverse staff includes NSU faculty and outstanding educators from around the world.

Length: 6 months

Program Description: The Integrated Basic Science Advanced Education Certificate curriculum focuses on the basic sciences as it relates to the function of the human body. Participants in this program will study biochemical and physiological functions, anatomical and histological structures, epidemiology, immunology, and pharmacology. Program will prepare students for U.S. National Board Examinations.

Course Curriculum:

  • Fully updated 8-volumes of printed lecture notes covering each subject
  • 6-month (315+ hours) of intensive high-yield basic science live lectures (Evening / Weekend)
  • 25-hours of Conceptual Lectures with Dr. Lionel Raymon
  • 35-hours of Integrated Case Review with Dr. Lionel Raymon
  • 9-months of access to Becker’s eCoach for self-directed learning to prepare for live lecture or review concepts before and after live lectures. The Integrated E-Book will include audio, video, 3D animations and assessment exams.
  • 6-months of USMLE World Qbank
  • 2 NBME simulated exams
  • Weekly classes with a Becker Biomedical Science specialist onsite at Nova Southeastern.
  • Additional Dental Anatomy and Occlusion materials available for NBDE Part 1 Pathway student

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10 weeks

Program Description: This non-certificate program provides an intensive review of the basic sciences as it relates to the function of the human body. Participants in this program will study biochemical and physiological functions, anatomical and histological structures, epidemiology, immunology, and pharmacology. Program will prepare students for U.S. National Board Examinations Step 1

Course Curriculum:

  • Fully updated 8-volumes of printed lecture notes covering each subject
  • 10 weeks (315+ hours) of intensive high-yield basic science live lectures (Evening / Weekend)
  • 25-hours of Conceptual Lectures with Dr. Lionel Raymon
  • 35-hours of Integrated Case Review with Dr. Lionel Raymon
  • 9-months of access to Becker’s eCoach for self-directed learning to prepare for live lecture or review concepts before and after live lectures.  The Integrated E-Book will include audio, video, 3D animations and assessment exams.
  • 6-months of Qbank
  • 2 NBME simulated exams
  • Additional Dental Anatomy and Occlusion materials available for NBDE Part 1 Pathway students

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Program Description:

Becker's Comprehensive Review at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida provides a thorough review and integrated approach to clinical science concepts to prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 CK.  The Comprehensive Review Program features 6 months of Clinical Science live lectures by Becker's expert faculty. Weekly seminars provide additional instruction and personal guidance on Clinical Sciences and topics including study skills, United States Licensure and Residency requirements.

Combine with Becker's Comprehensive Review for Step 1 for twelve months of intensive USMLE review.

Course Curriculum:

  • Fully updated 8-volumes of printed lecture notes covering each subject
  • Over 250 hours of intensive high-yield clinical knowledge live lectures
    (Evening/Weekend)
  • Weekly classes with Clinical Science Specialist onsite at Nova Southeastern University to guide you to exam and residency success.
  • Full set of 2014 edition hardcopy Basic Science textbooks
  • 6-months of USMLE World Qbank
  • NBME simulated exams
  • Personal guidance to assist with students' ERAS residency application requirements, including personal statement reviev

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Length: 10 weeks

Program Description:

Becker's Comprehensive Review at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida provides a thorough review and integrated approach to clinical science concepts to prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 CK.  The Comprehensive Review Program features 10 weeks of intensive Clinical Science live lectures by Becker's expert faculty. Weekly seminars provide additional instruction and personal guidance on Clinical Sciences and topics including study skills, United States Licensure and Residency requirements.

Combine with Becker's Comprehensive Review for Step 1 for twelve months of intensive USMLE review.

Course Curriculum:

  • Fully updated 8-volumes of printed lecture notes covering each subject
  • Over 250 hours of intensive high-yield clinical knowledge live lectures
    (Evening/Weekend)
  • Weekly classes with Clinical Science Specialist onsite at Nova Southeastern University to guide you to exam and residency success.
  • Full set of 2014 edition hardcopy Basic Science textbooks
  • 6-months of USMLE World Qbank
  • NBME simulated exams
  • Personal guidance to assist with students' ERAS residency application requirements, including personal statement reviev

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Preparatory Course in Restorative Dentistry for International Dental Graduates

Course Description

NSU offers a preparatory course in restorative dentistry for international dentists. This course is geared towards individuals who may need better preparation in fixed and removable prosthodontics, operative dentistry, for the testing required by most U.S. dental schools as part of their admissions process.  The course features didactic and hands-on sessions supervised by NSU College of Dental Medicine faculty. The course includes a mock bench test and a detailed review of the results. Participants will be trained in the state-of-the-art Simulation Laboratory.

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