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Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam Overview
How many hours is the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
The Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
The Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
Topics include: Assessment and Diagnosis - 42%, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation - 46%, Professional Role - 12%; Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses - Gastrointestinal: 16-18%, Pulmonary: 15-17%, Cardiovascular/Hematological: 16-18%, Diabetes: 18-20%, and Urological/Kidney: 14-16%, and Musculoskeletal/Neurological/Inegumentary: 15-17%;
Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam MCQs (1,123)
Our question bank for the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 30 questions
- Cardiovascular - 297 questions
- Connective Tissue - 10 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 34 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 157 questions
- Eyes - 8 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 227 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Genitourinary - 54 questions
- Growth and Development - 1 questions
- Gynecologic - 17 questions
- Hematologic - 121 questions
- Infectious - 231 questions
- Integument - 80 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 97 questions
- Nervous - 194 questions
- Nutrition - 36 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 37 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 77 questions
- Pulmonary - 173 questions
- Renal - 82 questions
- Surgery - 202 questions
- Toxicology - 100 questions
- Trauma - 104 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 97 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 84 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 204 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 86 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 352 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 115 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 614 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 51 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 989 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 7 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 30 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 27 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 8 questions
- Causes - 602 questions
- Classification - 62 questions
- Differential - 389 questions
- Epidemiology - 18 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 136 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 271 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 159 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 95 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 112 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 85 questions
- History Physical - 1191 questions
- Legal - 33 questions
- Pathophysiology - 548 questions
- Patient Education - 93 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 610 questions
- Toxicology - 68 questions
- Treatment Medical - 658 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 16 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 19 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 2 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 12 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 113 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 60 questions
- Clinical Education - 7 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 147 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 9 questions
- Drug Information - 164 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 84 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 13 questions
Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam Articles (782)
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Acute kidney injury (AKI), previously called acute renal failure (ARF), denotes a sudden and often reversible reduction in kidney function, as meas ...
Central venous access is a standard procedure performed on the hospitalized patient. Placement of central line catheters is for various reasons suc ...
Prevention of painful, traumatic Foley catheter removals and early identification of catheter mal-positioning can minimize pain, urinary tract infe ...
Blood glucose monitoring observes for patterns in the fluctuation of blood glucose (sugar) levels that occur in response to diet, exercise, medicat ...
Rectal prolapse refers specifically to prolapse of some or all of the rectal mucosa through the external anal sphincter. In pediatric populations a ...
Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is a technique that is used when rapid control of the airway is needed as a precaution for patients that may have r ...
An ileostomy is when the lumen of the ileum (small bowel) is brought through the abdominal wall via a surgical opening (created by an operation). T ...
A new and rapidly progressive respiratory syndrome termed severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was identified by the World Health Organization ...
Urinary retention is the inability to void urine voluntarily. It can be acute or chronic. It is a common medical problem across the globe, and ...
Infection control refers to the policy and procedures implemented to control and minimize the dissemination of infections in hospitals and other he ...
High or elevated blood pressure continues to be a classic worldwide problem and a major global health burden. Hypertension (HTN) or Prehypertension ...
Barbiturates are a class of sedative-hypnotic drugs. They are commonly used as antiepileptics (phenobarbital) and for the induction of general anes ...
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA; Kennedy–Kassebaum Act, or Kassebaum–Kennedy Act) consists of 5 ...
Vivian L Nelson MSN Veterans Health Administration Board Certified Medical Surgical Nurse, ANCC Columbus OH
Beryl A McClelland BS, MSN VA Med Center, OHSU School of Nursing MICN; CLNC Roseburg OR
Teffanie Lene L Repasz MA, BSN St. Joseph Medical Center, WA Port Orchard WA
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