Remote Dietician Exam Will Provide Greater Accessibility to Test-Takers
BALTIMORE, MD, USA – 01 APRIL 2022 – Today, the Department of Healthcare Professions (DHP) Ministry of Public Health Qatar announced the development of its own dietician qualifying exam for the purpose of license to practice in the state of Qatar.
In alignments with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Qatari National Health Strategy came this important initiative, which was inspired by the Department’s strategic goals and objectives and its mission to keep patient safety and healthcare quality at the heart of its mandate. The CBT dietician exam is the first exam in the region to be followed by other exams owned by the MOPH state of Qatar.
DHP, in collaboration with Qatar University, has launched the new dietician exam in the state of Qatar. Furthermore, it has partnered with Prometric to offer the dietician exam through Prometric’s ProProctor™ remote assessment solution. The dietician exam is also offered onsite at Prometric test centres worldwide. The exam will be available for scheduling as of 31 March 2022, and the remote testing option will follow on 30 April 2022. The applicant may register for this exam by clicking on the following link: https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/search/schq2.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with subject matter experts from Qatar University and Prometric to provide candidates the opportunity to take the dietician exam remotely,” said Dr. Saad Alkaabi, Director of the Healthcare Professions Department at the Ministry of Public Health. “By launching this qualifying exam, we have achieved an important milestone in our commitment to providing a robust national assessment system for healthcare practitioner eligibility with the best technology available for exam delivery.”
“Our collaboration with Department of Healthcare Professions Qatar and Qatar University is an exciting step forward as we continue to increase access to fair and comprehensive assessments,” said Azadar Shah, Vice President, Growth Leader in Europe and the Middle East for Prometric. “DHP has been a trusted partner of ours for 12 years, and we are proud to expand this partnership to better serve candidates as they prepare for their future careers in nutrition.”
The ProProctor™ platform is a proprietary remote testing system that uses advanced AI technologies and experienced, live proctoring staff to offer reliable monitoring and security risk mitigation throughout the examination process. The ProProctor™ solution is available day or night from any location with standard internet access. It uses the same test delivery software available in Prometric global test center locations, ensuring a consistent experience across testing modalities for candidates.
The exam will be available for scheduling on March 31 and the remote testing option will follow on April 30. The applicant may register for this exam by visiting the following link: https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/search/schq2.
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About The Department of Healthcare Professions Qatar (DHP)
The Department of Healthcare Professions (DHP), Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is the Sole authority responsible for the regulating of all healthcare practitioners working in both governmental and private healthcare sectors in the state of Qatar.
For more information, visit https://www.moph.gov.qa/