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We have 912 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 453 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 (912)
Our question bank for the Nephrology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 76 questions
- Cardiovascular - 206 questions
- Connective Tissue - 49 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 16 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 195 questions
- Eyes - 11 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 57 questions
- Genetics - 39 questions
- Genitourinary - 171 questions
- Growth and Development - 6 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 70 questions
- Infectious - 116 questions
- Integument - 39 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 53 questions
- Nervous - 74 questions
- Nutrition - 7 questions
- Obstetric - 10 questions
- Oncologic - 97 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 6 questions
- Pulmonary - 44 questions
- Renal - 888 questions
- Surgery - 88 questions
- Toxicology - 78 questions
- Trauma - 16 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 8 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 3 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 143 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 13 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 251 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 355 questions
- Causes - 473 questions
- Classification - 94 questions
- Differential - 544 questions
- Epidemiology - 26 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 347 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 641 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 78 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 12 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 185 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 278 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 4 questions
- History Physical - 983 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 566 questions
- Patient Education - 18 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 665 questions
- Toxicology - 64 questions
- Treatment Medical - 498 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 106 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 18 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 123 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 119 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 55 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
Nephrology Exam Articles (453)
Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is defined as a serum sodium level below 135 mmol/L that develops during or up to 24 hours after physical ac ...
Tumor lysis syndrome is a clinical condition that can occur spontaneously or after initiation of chemotherapy associated with the following metabol ...
Anaphylaxis is a common medical emergency and a life-threatening acute hypersensitivity reaction. It can be defined as a rapidly evolving, generali ...
Contrast agents are pharmaceuticals that increase the information content of diagnostic images. They serve to improve the sensitivity and spec ...
The kidney is a structurally complex organ essential for human survival since its embryonic development.
Aldosterone is a mineralocorticoid hormone. It is secreted by the zona glomerulosa, the outermost layer of the Adrenal cortex. Excess production of ...
One class of drugs that has been implicated in serious adverse drugs reactions for many decades are oral anticoagulants, especially warfarin. There ...
Scleroderma is a connective tissue disorder characterized primarily by the thickening and hardening of the skin. The combining form “sclero&r ...
Improving diagnostic techniques has lead to the increase of incidental and non-incidental adrenal tumor detection. When incidentally discovered, ad ...
Hypercalcemia is referred to as serum calcium (Ca) level over two standard deviations above the average mean values. That equates to the total ...
Water toxicity can occur due to numerous etiologies but is challenging to diagnose as it presents with vague symptoms of altered men ...
An abscess usually forms following an inflammatory reaction to an infectious process. It is a collection of purulent material, including cell debri ...
According to the lay press, 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. While this is not supported by medical literature, dehydration is common i ...
Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) was first described by urologist Dr. Willard Goodwin in 1955 as a minimally invasive, x-ray guided temporary or perm ...
The term dialysis is derived from the Greek words dia, meaning "through", and lysis meaning "loosening or splitting". It is a form of renal replace ...
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