About the ABDSM Diplomate Exam
2020 Diplomate Exam: September 6-20, 2020
|Application Submission Window||October 1-31, 2019|
|Notification of Application Acceptance||January 31, 2020|
|Deadline for Withdrawal and $395 refund||February 14, 2020|
|Notification of Exam Results||November 20, 2020|
Confidentiality and Applicant ConductThe examination and all related materials are ABDSM’s confidential, proprietary and copyrighted intellectual property. Any disclosure of the contents of the examination is strictly prohibited.
In order to sit for the exam, all applicants must review and agree to the terms of the ABDSM Exam Confidentiality and Conduct Policy:
Examination ContentThe ABDSM certification examination is comprised of 150 multiple choice questions. Applicants are allowed three hours to complete the exam. The exam tests applicants on airway anatomy and physiology, adult and pediatric sleep medicine, oral appliance therapy, alternative treatment modalities, and evaluation, treatment and follow-up care.
Examination AdministrationThe examination is administered as a computer-based exam via Kryterion testing centers located around the world.
Be aware that testing center schedules will vary by site and may have limited availability in some locations. The testing centers are owned and operated by independent third parties. ABDSM has no control over and is not responsible for the availability of testing centers nor for conditions at the particular testing center selected by the applicant.
Disclaimer: The testing centers are owned and operated by an independent third party. The testing environment and conditions may vary between centers. ABDSM has no control over and is not responsible for the quality of the testing environment or conditions at the particular testing center selected by the applicant.