DRC Licensure and Certification

Unmatched Innovative Exam Development
and Psychometric Services for the
Licensure and Certification Industry

Item & Exam Development

Focused, consultative, and hands-on guidance from our experts in both item and exam development
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Dedicated, qualified, and experienced team of psychometricians who learn and understand your business and apply that knowledge to create fair and valid assessments
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Item Banking

Best-in-class item banking platform that streamlines productivity and offers a secure, intuitive interface for your staff and subject matter experts
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Exam Delivery

Candidate Management Services with the ability to manage any delivery provider chosen
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Who We Are

DRC is a national leader in the development and delivery of high-stakes, psychometrically sound assessments that measure knowledge, skills, and abilities.

We help licensure and certification boards and associations develop and deliver fair and reliable exams that allow aspiring professionals to achieve and maintain certification in their fields of expertise.

We are a full-service assessment partner serving millions of examinees, including those in the licensure and certification market, across the U.S. and internationally.

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Practice Analyses for a Post-Pandemic World

A Recent Study of American Board of Ophthalmology Data Highlights the Importance of Maintaining Certification

By Samantha Sappington |
Our industry is always looking for data and evidence to prove the value of certification. A recent study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology found that ophthalmologists who maintained board certification were less likely to have disciplinary actions taken against…

Case Study: Developing an ABMS 3C-Approved Longitudinal Learning Assessment for a Continuing Certification Program

By Samantha Sappington |
DRC’s collaboration with the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) was recently featured in Credentialing Insights, the online journal for the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (I.C.E.). DRC partnered with ABPS to develop their new longitudinal learning assessment (LLA). Following a…
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Reliability and Validity as Assessment Building Block

By Samantha Sappington |
Concepts of how reliability and validity are complementary and how to connect key features of validity types to assessment features. Click here to watch the webinar.

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We have decades of excellence in both paper-based and computer-based test delivery, including fixed-form and computer-adaptive online formats.