(1) Each applicant shall pay an examination
fee as established by the Board for each administration of the required
examination. The examination fee is not returnable to an unsuccessful
administered by the Board may be given in Montgomery or at any other location
in the state determined by the Board on those dates and at those times as set
by the Board.
(3) Applicants who
are required to take the Special Purpose Examination or the United States
Medical Licensing Examination administered by the Board shall, in addition to
the other requirements of this section, be eligible to sit for and take the
examination under the rules established by the organization which created the
(4) The Board may
enter into personal service contracts with individuals, firms, or corporations
for the administration of any examination required by this section.
(5) The Board shall keep complete records of
all examinations conducted, giving the name, age, residence, college, date of
graduation of the applicant examined, and the results of the examination. These
records shall be open to public inspection.
Applicants will be expected to conduct
themselves in a professional manner during all phases of the examination. Any
applicant whose conduct is deemed to be unprofessional by a representative of
the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners will be dismissed from the examination,
provided however, that the applicant shall be allowed to take the examination
at a future test date. For the purpose of this rule unprofessional conduct
shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following types of conduct or
(a) Appearing for the examination
while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs or both;
(b) The use of profanity or abusive language
during the course of the examination;
(c) Failure to cooperate and/or follow the
instructions of examiners or Board of Medical Examiners;
(d) Any and all actions on the part of
applicant and/or examinees, or by others when solicited by an applicant and/or
examinee, that subvert or attempt to subvert the examination process, including
but are not limited to, the following: seeking and/or obtaining access to
examination materials prior to the examination; falsification of information on
application or registration of information on application or registration
forms; impersonation of an examinee or engaging a proxy to take the
examination; copying answers from another examinee; allowing answers to be
copied; possessing unauthorized materials during an examination, altering or
misrepresenting examination scores; theft or other unauthorized possession of
examination materials; memorizing and reproducing test items and any
unauthorized reproduction by any means and/or dissemination of copyrighted
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed May 20, 1993 for
publication. See also Notice of Intended Action dated May 20, 1993 repealing
existing Chapter 3. Amended: July 21, 1993; effective August 25, 1993. Amended:
Filed July 21, 1995; effective August 25, 1995. Amended: Filed July 26, 1999;
effective August 30, 1999. Amended (Rule Number Only): Filed October 15, 2008;
effective November 19, 2008.
Rule 13 was renumber to .14 as per certification filed
October 15, 2008; effective November 19,
Author: Wendell R. Morgan, Patricia E. Shaner,
Attorneys for the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
Code of Ala.
Act No. 93-148.