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Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam Overview
How many hours is the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
The Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
The Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
Topics include: Principles, Cardiovascular, Hematology, Instrumentation, Monitory, Anesthetic Delivery Systems, Endocrine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Regional Anesthesia, and Pain Management, Renal, Genital, Urologic, GI, and Clinical Subspecialties
Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam MCQs (879)
Our question bank for the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 12 questions
- Cardiovascular - 197 questions
- Connective Tissue - 4 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 72 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 42 questions
- Eyes - 5 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 66 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 12 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Gynecologic - 7 questions
- Hematologic - 41 questions
- Infectious - 29 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 119 questions
- Nervous - 346 questions
- Nutrition - 4 questions
- Obstetric - 35 questions
- Oncologic - 11 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 12 questions
- Pulmonary - 288 questions
- Renal - 24 questions
- Surgery - 396 questions
- Toxicology - 70 questions
- Trauma - 138 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 15 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 17 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 12 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 159 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 62 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 226 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 9 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 290 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 2 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 7 questions
- Causes - 299 questions
- Classification - 121 questions
- Differential - 155 questions
- Epidemiology - 6 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 71 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 88 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 151 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 152 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 87 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 10 questions
- History Physical - 785 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 298 questions
- Patient Education - 9 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 446 questions
- Toxicology - 36 questions
- Treatment Medical - 618 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 18 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 295 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 7 questions
- Clinical Education - 15 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 88 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 7 questions
- Drug Information - 114 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 38 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 12 questions
Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam Articles (503)
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Cardiac tamponade is a medical or traumatic emergency that happens when enough fluid accumulates in the pericardial sac compressing the heart ...
Venous access can be obtained through the cannulation of peripheral (e.g., antecubital vein, saphenous vein) or central veins (e.g., internal jugul ...
Aminocaproic acid has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the therapeutic management of acute hemorrhages c ...
The recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) branches off the vagus nerve (cranial nerve X) and has an indirect course through the neck. It supplies innerva ...
Vallecula is a term that means depression in something. The epiglottic vallecula consists of a small mucosa lined depression (vallecula) located at ...
Epidural steroids injections (ESI) have been utilized for the treatment of pain due to lumbar disc injuries since the 1950s.
Derived from the foxglove plant (Digitalis spp.), digoxin is a cardiac glycoside that historically was used for "dropsy" (edema) and is currently u ...
The definition of hypothermia is an involuntary drop in body temperature below 35C. Accidental hypothermia is not limited to regions or times of se ...
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic drug that produces transient loss of sensory, motor, and autonomic function when the drug is injected or applied in ...
Emergent thoracotomy is a procedure that is intended to temporize wounds and stabilize a patient via direct control of intrathoracic injuries, deco ...
Maintaining hand hygiene has been established as crucial for reducing the colonization and incidence of infectious diseases in all populations. Com ...
Cholinergic receptors function in signal transduction of the somatic and autonomic nervous system. The receptors are named because they b ...
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