The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) have selected the Surpass platform and services to develop the certification exams for their diplomates.
ABFAS strives to advance the art and science of foot and ankle surgery, to improve the health and welfare of the public in the United States.
Benefitting from the flexibility of Surpass, ABFAS will use the item authoring and banking technology for seamless publishing and delivery into Pearson test delivery centres. SME item writing and review sessions will now also be supported using the Surpass item bank technology.
ABFAS are welcomed into BTL’s partner network and will contribute to the Surpass Community – a global collective of certification, licensure and awarding bodies working together to improve the assessment experience for everybody.
“The Surpass platform will allow us to create our certification exams for surgeons, and then deliver into our existing test delivery provider. Using the latest assessment technologies with our existing trusted delivery channel enables us to minimise disruption while improving test development efficiency.“Amberly C. Paradoa, President, ABFAS
“We are delighted to partner with ABFAS, and provide the technology for the creation of their important healthcare exams. We look forward to supporting ABFAS and their SMEs in utilising the Surpass platform for their item writing and review processes, and are pleased to provide a seamless integration with PearsonVue for the delivery of exams to diplomates.“Andy McAnulla, President, BTL Surpass Inc.
The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) strives to protect and improve the health and welfare of the public by advancing the art and science of foot and ankle surgery. To accomplish this goal, ABFAS grants certification status to candidates who successfully meet the guidelines for demonstrating competency and proficiency in the art and science of foot and ankle surgery.
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