Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the Nephrology Exam. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to American Board of Internal Medicine® & American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the Nephrology Exam.
We have 875 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 443 PubMed indexed review articles related to the ABIM® Nephrology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Nephrologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Nephrology 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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Nephrology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the Nephrology Exam?
Topics include: Sodium and Water Abnormalities - 8%, Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders - 9%, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones - 4%, Chronic Kidney Disease - 22%, Hypertension - 10%, Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders - 4%, Glomerular and Vascular Disorders - 12%, Kidney Transplantation - 11%, Pharmacology - 5%, and Acute Kidney Injury and Intensive Care Unit Nephrology - 15%
Nephrology Exam MCQs (875)
Our question bank for the Nephrology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 55 questions
- Cardiovascular - 190 questions
- Connective Tissue - 40 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 13 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 172 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 55 questions
- Genetics - 39 questions
- Genitourinary - 168 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 73 questions
- Infectious - 114 questions
- Integument - 31 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 42 questions
- Nervous - 69 questions
- Nutrition - 7 questions
- Obstetric - 10 questions
- Oncologic - 95 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 7 questions
- Pulmonary - 47 questions
- Renal - 865 questions
- Surgery - 80 questions
- Toxicology - 74 questions
- Trauma - 15 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 8 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 128 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 13 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 235 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 324 questions
- Causes - 435 questions
- Classification - 98 questions
- Differential - 487 questions
- Epidemiology - 26 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 306 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 600 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 76 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 9 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 171 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 257 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 939 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 542 questions
- Patient Education - 16 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 602 questions
- Toxicology - 63 questions
- Treatment Medical - 473 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 98 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 18 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 106 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 111 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 51 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
Nephrology Exam Articles (443)
Crystalloid fluids are a subset of intravenous solutions that are frequently used in the clinical setting. Crystalloid fluids are the fir ...
Hypercalciuria is generally considered to be the most common identifiable metabolic risk factor for calcium nephrolithiasis. It also contributes to ...
Acute pyelonephritis is a bacterial infection causing inflammation of the kidneys and is one of the most common diseases of the kidney. Pyelonephri ...
An esophageal ulcer is a distinct break in the margin of the esophageal mucosa. This mucosal damage to the esophagus is often caused by gastro ...
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors, also known as "statins," are used adjunctively to diet and exercise to treat hyperch ...
Protein catabolism is the breakdown of proteins into absorbable monomers for further degradation or reassembly. Protein catabolism in the intestina ...
Phosphate is one of the most important molecular elements to normal cellular functions within the body. It acts as an integral component of nucleic ...
Hydrocarbons are organic compounds consisting of carbon and hydrogen atoms. There are three basic structural forms of hydrocarbons:&n ...
Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is characterized by rapid deterioration of kidney functions due to an inflammatory response (type III h ...
Endocarditis is an uncommon infection occurring in every 3 to 7 per 100000 person-years, yet it is also the fourth most common life-threatening inf ...
Aortic valve disease, specifically aortic valve stenosis, is one of the most common valvular disorders in the United States and worldwide. While tr ...
Hypotension is a decrease in systemic blood pressure below accepted low values. While there is not an accepted standard hypotensive value, pressure ...
Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral agent that has previously demonstrated antiviral activity against filoviruses (Ebola viruses, Marburg viru ...
Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) is a rare autosomal dominant condition. It occurs as a result of mutations in the calcium-sensing recept ...
Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is the most common autoimmune subepidermal blistering disorder, representing 80% of subepidermal immunobullous ca ...
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Pranay Kathuria MD Professor Division Chief & Fellowship Director Un of Oklahoma College of Medicine FACP, FASN, FNKF Tulsa OK
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