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    AOAC Skill Assessment Stage 2 (2 of 5)

    The written examination is the second stage of the AOAC Assessment process and involves a three hour exam with questions on two focus areas; safe osteopathy practice and evidence informed treatment and management. A more detailed list of the topics covered in the questions is available in the candidate guide.
    The written examination has 3 sections. Section 1 has single best response multiple choice questions (MCQs), section 2 has extended matching questions (EMQs) and section 3 has multiple choice questions (MCQs) that relate to patient case vignettes. Sample questions are provided in the candidate guide.
    Written examinations are scheduled for the first week of March and September each year. To register for the written examination, candidates need to have had their desktop assessment (Stage 1) completed prior to December 5th and June 5th respectively.
    Candidates may sit the written examination in Australia (Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney), New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch), Europe (Athens, London), Middle East (Dubai, Riyadh), Sub Continent (New Delhi), Africa (Johannesburg) and Asia (Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore).