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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 (1,291)
Our question bank for the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 39 questions
- Cardiovascular - 344 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 36 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 198 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 272 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Genitourinary - 66 questions
- Growth and Development - 1 questions
- Gynecologic - 17 questions
- Hematologic - 129 questions
- Infectious - 261 questions
- Integument - 88 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 109 questions
- Nervous - 212 questions
- Nutrition - 43 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 46 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 85 questions
- Pulmonary - 222 questions
- Renal - 96 questions
- Surgery - 228 questions
- Toxicology - 108 questions
- Trauma - 122 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 103 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 84 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 240 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 81 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 400 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 115 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 770 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 56 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1177 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 8 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 32 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 28 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 13 questions
- Causes - 610 questions
- Classification - 73 questions
- Differential - 481 questions
- Epidemiology - 24 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 153 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 315 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 179 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 105 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 129 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 95 questions
- History Physical - 1356 questions
- Legal - 34 questions
- Pathophysiology - 583 questions
- Patient Education - 107 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 700 questions
- Toxicology - 74 questions
- Treatment Medical - 727 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 15 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 21 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 2 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 11 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 127 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 61 questions
- Clinical Education - 8 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 165 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 9 questions
- Drug Information - 172 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 85 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 17 questions
Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam Articles (839)
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Endotracheal intubation is indicated in many clinical settings, such as impending respiratory failure and when protecting the patient airway. The f ...
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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