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Geriatric Psychiatry Exam Overview
How many hours is the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
The Geriatric Psychiatry Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
The Geriatric Psychiatry Exam is 220 questions.
What topics are covered on the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
Topics include: Aspects of Aging - Developmental, Psychological, and Social - 6-8%, Aspects of Aging - biological - 6-8%, Psychopathology and Psychiatric Diagnosis - 17-23%, Diagnostic Methods - 9-11%, Treatment - 33-37%, Neuropsychiatric and Neurologic Aspects of Aging - 9-11%, and General Medicine/Psychiatry Interface - 9-11%
Geriatric Psychiatry Exam MCQs (162)
Our question bank for the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 8 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 2 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 2 questions
- Genitourinary - 2 questions
- Integument - 4 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 2 questions
- Nervous - 81 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 158 questions
- Pulmonary - 2 questions
- Renal - 1 questions
- Surgery - 5 questions
- Toxicology - 10 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 3 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 4 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 37 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 2 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 37 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 53 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 83 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Causes - 58 questions
- Classification - 23 questions
- Differential - 92 questions
- Epidemiology - 5 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 22 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 23 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 5 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 9 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 14 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 5 questions
- History Physical - 170 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 64 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 91 questions
- Toxicology - 12 questions
- Treatment Medical - 109 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 4 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 4 questions
- Clinical Education - 3 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 36 questions
- Drug Information - 35 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 15 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Geriatric Psychiatry Exam Articles (114)
Derived from the Greek 'schizo' (splitting) and 'phren' (mind) with the term first coined by Eugen Bleuler in 1908, schizophrenia is ...
Suicide is a major public health problem not only in the United States but in many western nations as well. In the United States, it is the 10 ...
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disorder characterized by behavioral changes and language deficits with frontal a ...
Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end-of-life is a stage in ...
Ziprasidone is an atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar mania, and acute agitation in schizophrenic patients.
Oxazepam is an FDA-approved benzodiazepine used for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal as well as the management of anxiety disorders. Oxazepam ha ...
Quetiapine is FDA approved for schizophrenia, acute manic episodes, and adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder. There is FDA indic ...
Dementia is a syndrome of chronic progressive cognitive decline resulting in functional impairment.
Lurasidone is a second-generation (atypical) antipsychotic. It was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment ...
Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.
Pimavanserin is an atypical antipsychotic that received FDA approval in the U.S. since 2016 for hallucinations and delusions that accompany Parkins ...
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of medications that are most commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression. They ...
While antidepressants may be the drug of choice for depression, they also have FDA approval as treatments for other medical disorders. For example, ...
Literary allusions referencing the phenomenology of sleep are evident throughout history, as evident in Virgil's (70 B.C. - 19 B. C.)
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