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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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- Surgery - 1966 questions
- Toxicology - 95 questions
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- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 140 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
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- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 125 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 2382 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 16 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 2629 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 16 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 10 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 3 questions
- Causes - 2995 questions
- Classification - 950 questions
- Differential - 2422 questions
- Epidemiology - 114 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 1134 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 981 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 381 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 44 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 964 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 2123 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 66 questions
- History Physical - 6136 questions
- Legal - 15 questions
- Pathophysiology - 3192 questions
- Patient Education - 144 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 3255 questions
- Toxicology - 64 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1544 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 43 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 44 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 47 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 20 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2161 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 20 questions
- Clinical Education - 149 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 180 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 206 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 70 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 16 questions
MRCS Part A Exam Articles (2,638)
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Chondrosarcomas are malignant cartilaginous neoplasms with diverse morphological features and clinical behavior. They account for about 2 ...
The larynx is a midline structure at the level of C3 through C6 that connects the pharynx to the trachea. Its major functions include respiration, ...
Thymomas and thymic carcinomas originate from the epithelial cells of the thymus within the anterior mediastinum. The thymus is an encapsulate ...
Osteonecrosis is a degenerative bone condition characterized by the death of cellular components of bone secondary to an interruption of the subcho ...
Splenectomy, a procedure to remove the entire spleen, is performed for a number of indications. It is important to understand the anatomy and physi ...
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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and percutaneous endoscopic gastro-jejunal (PEG-J) tubes are common procedures in the management of patie ...
is a major bacterial human pathogen that causes a wide variety of clinical manifestations.
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
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