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Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination Overview
How many hours is the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
The Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
The Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination is 150 questions.
What topics are covered on the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
Topics include: Periopertive Care - 43%, Ancillary Duties - 20%, and Advanced Science - 36%
Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination MCQs (424)
Our question bank for the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 5 questions
- Cardiovascular - 116 questions
- Connective Tissue - 16 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 44 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 60 questions
- Eyes - 14 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 49 questions
- Genitourinary - 20 questions
- Growth and Development - 4 questions
- Gynecologic - 25 questions
- Hematologic - 11 questions
- Infectious - 52 questions
- Integument - 32 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 135 questions
- Nervous - 144 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 37 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 3 questions
- Pulmonary - 32 questions
- Renal - 6 questions
- Surgery - 187 questions
- Toxicology - 6 questions
- Trauma - 145 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 6 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 30 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 9 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 37 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 359 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 413 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 9 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 333 questions
- Classification - 30 questions
- Differential - 27 questions
- Epidemiology - 2 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 11 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 51 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 19 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 37 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 67 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 19 questions
- History Physical - 457 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 366 questions
- Patient Education - 7 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 178 questions
- Toxicology - 7 questions
- Treatment Medical - 69 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 145 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 11 questions
- Drug Information - 31 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination Articles (364)
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The fifth cranial nerve is known as the trigeminal nerve and has 3 branches which are the ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular. The third branch i ...
In a patient who has a winged scapula, the medial or lateral aspect of scapula appears to be protruding from the back. As the name of the condition ...
The walls of the bladder are mainly formed by detrusor muscle, which allows the bladder to contract to excrete urine or relax to hold urine. At the ...
The inguinal region is a relatively anatomically complex region. Amon the several clinically important structures, it contains the inguinal canal w ...
Pain is likely the most common symptomatic complaint in medicine; an understanding of its pathophysiology is critical to interpreting it in patient ...
The ureters are bilateral thin (3 to 4 mm) tubular structures that connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder, transporting urine from the ren ...
Vision is perhaps the most useful of the senses for humans. More than 50% of the sensory receptors in the human body are located in the eyes, and a ...
The urethral sphincter is a muscular structure that regulates the outflow of urine from the bladder into the urethra. There are 2 urethral sphincte ...
The lips are an essential aspect of the human face and play a critical role in facial expression, phonation, sensation, mastication, physical attra ...
The chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) for emesis, also commonly known as the area postrema (AP), is located within the dorsal surface of the medulla ...
The median nerve also called the 'eye of the hand,' is a mixed nerve with a role of primary importance in the functionality of the hand. It innerva ...
The tendon is a "mechanical bridge." It allows the transmission of muscle strength to the bones and joints, on the other it allows the contraction ...
Universal precautions were introduced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1985, mostly in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ...
Inhalation anesthetics (nitrous oxide, halothane, isoflurane, desflurane, sevoflurane most commonly used agents in practice today) are used for ind ...
Scott C Dulebohn MD Associate Professor ETSU, Meharry, LMU FAANS Johnson City TN
Chaudhary Ehtsham Azmat BSc, MBBS Rawalpindi Medical College and Allied Hospitals Gujrat
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