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We have 6,231 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 2,437 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Emergency Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Emergency Medicine Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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Emergency Medicine Exam Overview
How many hours is the Emergency Medicine Exam?
The Emergency Medicine Exam is 6 - 8 hours.
How many questions is the Emergency Medicine Exam?
The Emergency Medicine Exam is 300 - 325 questions.
What topics are covered on the Emergency Medicine Exam?
Topics include: AOBEM® - Abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders: 7-9%, Cardiovascular disorders: 8-10%, Cutaneous disorders: 2-4%, Endocrine, metabolic and nutritional disorders: 4-6%, Environmental disorders: 2-4%, Head, ear, eye, nose and throat disorders: 4-6%, Hematologic and immune system disorders: 3-5%, Systemic infectious disorders: 5-7%, Musculoskeletal disorders (nontraumatic): 4-6%, Nervous system disorders: 4-6%, Obstetrics and gynecology disorders: 1-4%, Psychobehavioral disorders: 3-5%, Renal and urogenital disorders: 4-6%, Thoracic respiratory disorders: 7-9%, Toxicological disorders/Clinical pharmacy: 2-4%, Traumatic disorders and disaster medicine: 10-12%, Administrative aspects of emergency medicine/EMS: 2-4%, Procedures/skills: 7-9%; and ABEM® -Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, and Procedural Skills; Signs, Symptoms and Presentations - 10%, Abdominal & Gastrointestinal Disorders - 7%, Cardiovascular Disorders - 10%, Cutaneous Disorders - 3%, Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Disorders - 5%, Environmental Disorders - 2%, Head, Ear, Eye, Nose & Throat Disorders - 4%, Hematologic Disorders - 3%, Immune System Disorders - 2%, Systemic Infectious Disorders - 7%, Musculoskeletal Disorders (Non-traumatic) - 3%, Nervous System Disorders - 6%, Obstetrics and Gynecology - 3%, Psychobehavioral Disorders - 2%, Renal and Urogenital Disorders - 3%, Thoracic-Respiratory Disorders - 7%, Toxicologic Disorders - 4%, Traumatic Disorders - 9%, Procedures & Skills - 8%, Other Components - 2%, Acuity Frames: Target: Critical - 30%, Emergent - 40%, Lower Acuity - 21%, and None - 9%
Emergency Medicine Exam MCQs (6,231)
Our question bank for the Emergency Medicine Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 130 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1449 questions
- Connective Tissue - 94 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 358 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 376 questions
- Eyes - 226 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 884 questions
- Genetics - 22 questions
- Genitourinary - 243 questions
- Growth and Development - 21 questions
- Gynecologic - 68 questions
- Hematologic - 334 questions
- Infectious - 1350 questions
- Integument - 380 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 936 questions
- Nervous - 1400 questions
- Nutrition - 46 questions
- Obstetric - 164 questions
- Oncologic - 99 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 241 questions
- Pulmonary - 921 questions
- Renal - 276 questions
- Surgery - 419 questions
- Toxicology - 823 questions
- Trauma - 1556 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 118 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 60 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 84 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 10 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 554 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 61 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1570 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 87 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1802 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 2 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 36 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 8 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 12 questions
- Causes - 2805 questions
- Classification - 515 questions
- Differential - 2600 questions
- Epidemiology - 130 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 1136 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 1481 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 427 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 15 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 763 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1767 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 84 questions
- History Physical - 6293 questions
- Legal - 74 questions
- Pathophysiology - 2571 questions
- Patient Education - 89 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 2897 questions
- Toxicology - 519 questions
- Treatment Medical - 2947 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 30 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 134 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 11 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 685 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 63 questions
- Clinical Education - 78 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 424 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 4 questions
- Drug Information - 401 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 142 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 38 questions
Emergency Medicine Exam Articles (2,437)
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Advance directives are legal documents that are completed in advance of the need for major medical decisions to specify which healthcare optio ...
Sciatica is a debilitating condition in which the patient experiences pain and/or paresthesias in the sciatic nerve distribution or an associated l ...
Tibial plateau fractures account for 1% of all fractures and are typically sustained with high-energy mechanisms.
Nasogastric tubes are, as one might surmise from their name, tubes that are inserted through the nares to pass through the posterior oropharynx, do ...
Heroin, also known as diacetylmorphine, is derived from the opium poppy plant. Bayer Pharmaceu ...
Splenomegaly is defined as enlargement of the spleen measured by weight or size. The spleen plays a significant role in hematopoiesis and immu ...
Onchocerciasis, also known as the African river blindness, is the second most important cause of infectious blindness worldwide after trachoma. ...
Major depressive disorder (MDD) has been ranked as the third cause of the burden of disease worldwide in 2008 by WHO, which has projected that this ...
Penetrating brain injury (PBI) is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) which is a significant cause of mortality in young individuals. PBI includes all t ...
Dermatomyositis is a rare acquired immune-mediated muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness and skin rash. It is classified as one of the id ...
Scorpions are a common arthropod on every continent except Antarctica. If threatened, a scorpion may use its long, flexible tail to sting a potenti ...
Reentrant arrhythmias are distinct electrophysiology maladies of the heart caused by the presence of circuits in the normal myocardium. Atrioventri ...
Neonates undergo 1.5 million anesthetics for surgical procedures in the United States every year.
Mononucleosis classically presents with fever, lymphadenopathy, and tonsillar pharyngitis. The term “infectious mononucleosis” was firs ...
Martin R Huecker MD Assistant Professor Research Director University of Louisville FACEP, FAAEM Louisville KY
Jason An MD Attending Associate Program Director Riverside Community Hospital/UCRiverside Riverside CA
James M Leaming MD, MMM Professor of Emergency Medicine Director Geisinger FACEP Camp HIll PA
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