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We have 1,268 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 693 PubMed indexed review articles related to the CCRN® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Critical Care Nurse subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Critical Care Nurse 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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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 (1,268)
Our question bank for the Critical Care Nurse Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 20 questions
- Cardiovascular - 529 questions
- Connective Tissue - 6 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 43 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 102 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 125 questions
- Genetics - 1 questions
- Genitourinary - 11 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 77 questions
- Infectious - 195 questions
- Integument - 52 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 46 questions
- Nervous - 228 questions
- Nutrition - 31 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 21 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 60 questions
- Pulmonary - 368 questions
- Renal - 72 questions
- Surgery - 128 questions
- Toxicology - 146 questions
- Trauma - 195 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 50 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 40 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 60 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 31 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 301 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 81 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 583 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 32 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 694 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 9 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 22 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 6 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 6 questions
- Causes - 496 questions
- Classification - 95 questions
- Differential - 463 questions
- Epidemiology - 12 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 194 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 296 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 211 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 172 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 162 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 41 questions
- History Physical - 1190 questions
- Legal - 24 questions
- Pathophysiology - 515 questions
- Patient Education - 14 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 733 questions
- Toxicology - 99 questions
- Treatment Medical - 833 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 32 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 106 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 34 questions
- Clinical Education - 14 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 165 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 6 questions
- Drug Information - 161 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 92 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 12 questions
Critical Care Nurse Exam Articles (693)
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Gastrointestinal bleeding can fall into two broad categories: upper and lower sources of bleeding. The anatomic landmark that separates upper ...
Artificial nutrition refers to the provision or supplementation of daily metabolic nutrition requirements in patients with contraindications to fee ...
Buspirone is an anxiolytic first synthesized in 1968 and patented in 1975. Initially, the drug was being developed as an antipsychotic but found no ...
Vital signs are an objective measurement for the essential physiological functions of a living organism. They have the name "vital" as their measur ...
Intraosseous (IO) vascular access refers to the placement of a specialized hollow bore needle through the cortex of a bone, into the medullary spac ...
Prothrombin time (PT) is one of several blood tests routinely used in clinical practice to evaluate the coagulation status of patients. More specif ...
Bacterial sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its tissues and organs. Sepsis ...
Neutrophils play an essential role in immune defenses because they ingest, kill, and digest invading microorganisms, including fungi and bacteria. ...
The endotracheal tube (ETT) was first reliably used in the early 1900s. In its simplest form, it ...
The pancreas is an accessory organ of digestion known to have dual functions in the endocrine and exocrine systems. It is necessary for the hydroly ...
Fluoxetine has FDA-approval for major depressive disorder (age eight and older), obsessive-compulsive disorder (age seven and older), pan ...
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which there is upper airway collapse and obstruction during sleep, which results in obstructive ...
Pulseless electrical activity (PEA), also known as electromechanical dissociation, is a clinical condition characterized by unresponsiven ...
Amikacin's niche is that it also has activity against more resistant gram-negative bacilli such as Acinetobacter baumanii and Pseudomonas aeruginos ...
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