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NPLEX Part 1 - Biomedical Sciences
The Bastyr University library has great resources to help you prepare for the NABNE exams!
Items are available for check-out from the library and also online - below is a summary of the resources we recommend while studying for NPLEX.
Part I Study Guides & Resources (print copies)
BU Library Locations:
Reserve Area : 2016-current editions: 1-week check-out
General Collection: All other editions: 4-week check-out
NPLEX Blueprint and Study Guide
Competencies, exam format, sample questions
Study Guides and Workbooks
“Fleshed out” study topics
Only NPLEX I Practice Exams from Wild Mountain Press are available in print
Titles in the NPLEX Reference Booklists
USMLE STEP 1 and STEP 2 study guides
Board Review Series, e.g.:
Online Study Cases, eBooks and Websites
AccessMedicine This link opens in a new window
Sign up for a free MyAccess account to customize AccessMedicine's study tools, e.g. review questions and flashcards.
NOTE: For full collection of basic science and clinical cases, see Access Medicine - Case Files Collection. Access Medicine - Case Files Collection This link opens in a new window
A complete collection of interactive basic science and clinical cases.
ClinicalKey Books This link opens in a new window
Offers a complete library of medical eBooks including the Textbook of Natural Medicine, Ferri's, pathology texts and more.
Recommended websites for more information about the NPLEX exams, and resources to help you study and prepare!
NABNE (North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners)
Free download of the NPLEX Blueprints study guide is available when registering for an exam.
To access these resources you need the password that's available on this site:
BoardVitals NPLEX Part 1:
Individual cost for 1 month ($104), 3 months ($146) or 6 months ($209) access.
BoardVitals NPLEX Part 2
Individual cost for 1 month ($129), 3 months ($179) or 6 months ($249) access.
Dr. Paul Anderson, ND
FREE individual access to a module series of presentations for basic and clinical science boards arranged in a case/organ/complaint format based on the clinical science format used by NABNE/NPLEX.
NPLEX 2 Mastery
Subscription Based App available for both IOS and Android, created by and for Bastyr Alumni! Also includes link to NPLEX 2 Pharmacology review text.
Pass NPLEX 1 & 2
-Online courses – Lectures & Slides
--$349 individual purchase WebPath: The Internet Pathology Laboratory
FREE for self-assessment and self-directed study: 300+ examination items, 20 specific subject tutorials, 2700+ images with text for gross and microscopic pathologic findings; radiologic imaging associated with human disease conditions.
Wild Brilliance Press
Purchase NPLEX study guides and flash cards.
Online subscriptions to NPLEX I and II practice exam questions: $24.99 for 3 mo.; $59.99 for 6 mo. (incl. additional resources)
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