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Critical Care Exam Overview
How many hours is the Critical Care Exam?
The Critical Care Exam is 5-8 hours.
How many questions is the Critical Care Exam?
The Critical Care Exam is 200-240 questions.
What topics are covered on the Critical Care Exam?
Topics include: Renal, Endocrine, and Metabolic - 15%, Cardiovascular - 17.5%, Pulmonary - 20%, ID - 12%, GI - 5%, Neurologic - 9.5%, Hem/Onc - 5.5%, Surgery and Trauma - 7%, Pharmacology - 4.5%, Research and Ethics - 2%, and CC Ultrasound - 2%
Critical Care Exam MCQs (3,030)
Our question bank for the Critical Care Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 71 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1087 questions
- Connective Tissue - 27 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 101 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 255 questions
- Eyes - 26 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 434 questions
- Genetics - 14 questions
- Genitourinary - 48 questions
- Growth and Development - 3 questions
- Gynecologic - 11 questions
- Hematologic - 300 questions
- Infectious - 712 questions
- Integument - 80 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 152 questions
- Nervous - 765 questions
- Nutrition - 37 questions
- Obstetric - 37 questions
- Oncologic - 112 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 100 questions
- Pulmonary - 924 questions
- Renal - 244 questions
- Surgery - 381 questions
- Toxicology - 474 questions
- Trauma - 358 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 64 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 12 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 22 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 8 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 532 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 38 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1027 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 34 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1350 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 7 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 22 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 2 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 12 questions
- Causes - 1522 questions
- Classification - 290 questions
- Differential - 1479 questions
- Epidemiology - 48 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 771 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 1082 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 495 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 5 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 544 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 958 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 22 questions
- History Physical - 3187 questions
- Legal - 18 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1614 questions
- Patient Education - 19 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 2202 questions
- Toxicology - 357 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1981 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 3 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 21 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 7 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 442 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 26 questions
- Clinical Education - 64 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 410 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 356 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 197 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 29 questions
Critical Care Exam Articles (1,549)
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Continuous renal replacement therapy is one of the renal replacement methods that include intermittent hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. It is ...
Acalculous cholecystitis is a form of cholecystitis caused by dysfunction or hypokinesis of gallbladder emptying. The more commonly encountere ...
Magnus reported the first case of pseudobulbar palsy in 1837 in a patient having multiple infarcts. Lepine, in 1877 introduced the term pseudobulba ...
Grey Turner’s sign is an uncommon subcutaneous manifestation of intra-abdominal pathology that manifests as ecchymosis or discoloration of th ...
Multifocal atrial tachycardia (MAT) is a supraventricular tachycardia with a rapid, irregular atrial rhythm arising from multiple ectopic foci with ...
The endotracheal tube (ETT) was first reliably used in the early 1900s. In its simplest form, it ...
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain from external mechanical force. TBI can generally be classified as either closed or penetrat ...
Prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) comes from the process of ion-exchange chromatography from the cryoprecipitate supernatant of large plasma po ...
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) is a relatively common disorder. Historically, it has been referred to as idiopathic hypertrophic su ...
The compliance of a system is defined as the that occurs of the system. In layma ...
The ability to obtain venous access in the inpatient and outpatient setting is one of the most fundamental, yet, crucial components for a large num ...
The term “cardiac contusion” has been used to describe an injury to the heart af ...
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