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MRCS Part A Exam Overview
How many hours is the MRCS Part A Exam?
The MRCS Part A Exam is 5 hours.
How many questions is the MRCS Part A Exam?
The MRCS Part A Exam is 300 questions.
What topics are covered on the MRCS Part A Exam?
Topics include: Module 1: basic science knowledge relevant to surgical practice, Module 2: common surgical conditions, Module 3: basic surgical skills Module 4: the assessment and management of the surgical patient, Module 5: perioperative care of the surgical patient, Module 6: assessment and early treatment of the patient with trauma, Module 7: surgical care of the paediatric patient, Module 8: management of the dying patient, Module 9: organ and tissue transplantation, and Module 10: professional behaviour and leadership skills.
MRCS Part A Exam MCQs (5,830)
Our question bank for the MRCS Part A Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
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- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 158 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 32 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 75 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 29 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 296 questions
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- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 2398 questions
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- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 2644 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
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- Differential - 2430 questions
- Epidemiology - 114 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 1135 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 984 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 394 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 44 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 967 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 2123 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 66 questions
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- Legal - 15 questions
- Pathophysiology - 3189 questions
- Patient Education - 144 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 3255 questions
- Toxicology - 63 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1550 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 43 questions
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- Treatment Rehabilitation - 20 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2164 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 20 questions
- Clinical Education - 173 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 180 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 207 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 70 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 16 questions
MRCS Part A Exam Articles (2,644)
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Miguel Sequeira Campos MBBS (Dist) BSc (Hons) Academic-Clinical Doctor King's College London London
Rui Wei MBBS, BSc, MRCS (RCSeng) Musgrove Park Hospital Bridgwater Somerset
Michael Okocha BSc, MSc, MRCS, MAcadMEd Associate Tutor University of Bristol MRCS Bristol
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