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Critical Care Nurse Exam Overview
How many hours is the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
The Critical Care Nurse Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
The Critical Care Nurse Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
Topics include: Cardiovascular - 17%, Respiratory - 15%, Endocrine/Hematology/Gastrointestinal/Renal/Integumentary - 20%, Musculoskeletal/Neurological/Psychosocial - 14%, Multisystem - 14%, and Professional Caring Ethical Practice - 20%
Critical Care Nurse Exam MCQs (1,482)
Our question bank for the Critical Care Nurse Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 31 questions
- Cardiovascular - 613 questions
- Connective Tissue - 6 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 48 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 144 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 152 questions
- Genetics - 1 questions
- Genitourinary - 18 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 85 questions
- Infectious - 224 questions
- Integument - 61 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 52 questions
- Nervous - 273 questions
- Nutrition - 33 questions
- Obstetric - 10 questions
- Oncologic - 35 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 64 questions
- Pulmonary - 455 questions
- Renal - 92 questions
- Surgery - 138 questions
- Toxicology - 157 questions
- Trauma - 239 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 60 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 40 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 87 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 38 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 360 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 86 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 782 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 35 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 933 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 13 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 26 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 9 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 7 questions
- Causes - 493 questions
- Classification - 101 questions
- Differential - 577 questions
- Epidemiology - 12 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 233 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 360 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 244 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 192 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 184 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 43 questions
- History Physical - 1391 questions
- Legal - 23 questions
- Pathophysiology - 556 questions
- Patient Education - 15 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 813 questions
- Toxicology - 103 questions
- Treatment Medical - 932 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 32 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 7 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 118 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 33 questions
- Clinical Education - 16 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 190 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 6 questions
- Drug Information - 165 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 93 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 13 questions
Critical Care Nurse Exam Articles (740)
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Tetanus is an infection characterized by a state of generalized hypertonia that manifests in the form of painful muscle spasms of the jaw and neck. ...
Mitral regurgitation (MR) is caused by the retrograde flow of blood from the left ventricle (LV) into the left atrium (LA) through the mitral valve ...
Capillary refill time (CRT) is a useful and rapid metric in determining the intravascular volume status of ill patients, particularly those with co ...
In the era of technological advances, a thorough examination of the respiratory system retains its importance in diagnosing disorders of the r ...
Brain death is both a legal and clinical term. The term has been present in medical literature and texts for many years, but as part of the Nationa ...
Allergy is a broad topic and speaks to the body’s immune response to foreign substances common in the environment, and triggers a reaction fr ...
Parenteral nutrition is the intravenous administration of nutrition outside of the gastrointestinal tract. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is when ...
Pediatric brain tumors are the most common type of solid childhood cancer and only second to leukemia as a cause of pediatric malignancie ...
The collaborative expert consensus of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA ...
Ileus, also known as paralytic ileus or functional ileus, occurs when there is a non-mechanical decrease or stoppage of the flow of intestinal cont ...
Tracheostomy is a procedure where an artificial airway is established surgically or percutaneously in the cervical trachea. The term “tracheo ...
Vancomycin flushing syndrome (VFS) is an anaphylactoid reaction caused by the rapid infusion of the glycopeptide antibiotic vancomyc ...
The purpose of creating a sterile field is to reduce the number of microbes present to as few as possible. The sterile field is used in many situat ...
Artificial nutrition refers to the provision or supplementation of daily metabolic nutrition requirements in patients with contraindications to fee ...
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