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We have 6,231 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 2,453 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 - 132 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1472 questions
- Connective Tissue - 92 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 363 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 377 questions
- Eyes - 226 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 895 questions
- Genetics - 18 questions
- Genitourinary - 248 questions
- Growth and Development - 20 questions
- Gynecologic - 70 questions
- Hematologic - 336 questions
- Infectious - 1387 questions
- Integument - 380 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 952 questions
- Nervous - 1390 questions
- Nutrition - 45 questions
- Obstetric - 170 questions
- Oncologic - 101 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 245 questions
- Pulmonary - 922 questions
- Renal - 274 questions
- Surgery - 410 questions
- Toxicology - 831 questions
- Trauma - 1566 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 4 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 118 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 60 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 82 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 10 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 565 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 62 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1571 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 85 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1815 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 - 511 questions
- Differential - 2686 questions
- Epidemiology - 134 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 1144 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 1494 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 424 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 14 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 751 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1788 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 87 questions
- History Physical - 6326 questions
- Legal - 72 questions
- Pathophysiology - 2550 questions
- Patient Education - 89 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 2908 questions
- Toxicology - 526 questions
- Treatment Medical - 2991 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 28 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 139 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 10 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 687 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 61 questions
- Clinical Education - 72 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 456 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 4 questions
- Drug Information - 414 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 151 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 38 questions
Emergency Medicine Exam Articles (2,453)
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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common cause of cardiovascular death in the United States of America. It is one of the most common causes ...
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Pericardiocentesis is a procedure performed to remove pericardial fluid from the pericardial sac. It is often performed in the setting of pericardi ...
A platelet count that falls below the lower limit of normal, i.e., 150000/microliter (for adults) is defined as thrombocytopenia. Platelets are blo ...
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), also called slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE), is the most common hip pathology in pre-adolescent an ...
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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