The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) is proud to add another Preparatory Product to its list of high-quality resources available to assist candidates in preparing for the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I: the Preparatory Examination-Lite (PE-Lite).
Now available for purchase within our Practice Test Portal, the PE-Lite closely replicates the experience of the MCCQE Part I, and offers all the same features as the full-length Preparatory Examination (PE), but with half the questions. This new product allows you to test your knowledge with 105 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and 19 Clinical Decision-Making (CDM) cases, as well as providing you with question-level feedback, including the correct answer(s), a detailed rationale and references.
You may choose to take the PE-Lite in timed exam mode, or at your own pace, and you’ll become familiar with many of the same features and functions as the actual exam such as flagging a question and highlighting options. A marking key is provided for the write-in CDM questions, allowing you to mark yourself, which helps you gain a deeper understanding of what the MCC is looking for in a good answer to a write-in CDM question. Instructions on how to interpret your results will also be provided when you complete a practice test product.
All of the content in our Preparatory Products, including the PE-Lite, goes through the same rigorous development process as the official exam content. The questions are developed by MCC subject matter experts and refined and approved by physician test committees. Practice content follows the MCCQE Part I Blueprint specifications and content weightings similarly to actual MCCQE Part I exam forms and is relevant to the current realities of medical practice in Canada.
The PE-Lite is a great resource to further enhance your preparation and develop familiarity with both MCQs and CDM question formats as well as content areas so that on exam day you can focus on proving you have mastered the material.
We wish you the best in your preparation for the MCCQE Part I.
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