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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 (5,829)
Our question bank for the MRCS Part A Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
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- Toxicology - 95 questions
- Trauma - 1592 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 168 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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- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 2652 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 - 3010 questions
- Classification - 977 questions
- Differential - 2432 questions
- Epidemiology - 114 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 1137 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 984 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 398 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 44 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 968 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 2127 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 66 questions
- History Physical - 6142 questions
- Legal - 15 questions
- Pathophysiology - 3193 questions
- Patient Education - 144 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 3257 questions
- Toxicology - 64 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1555 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 44 questions
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- Treatment Rehabilitation - 19 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2164 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 20 questions
- Clinical Education - 181 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 183 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 207 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 70 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 16 questions
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Rui Wei MBBS, BSc, MRCS (RCSeng) Musgrove Park Hospital Bridgwater Somerset
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