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We have 228 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 144 PubMed indexed review articles related to the CPAN® and CAPA® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Certified Perianesthesia Nurse subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Perianesthesia 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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Perianesthesia Nurse Exam Overview
How many hours is the Perianesthesia Nurse Exam?
The Perianesthesia Nurse Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Perianesthesia Nurse Exam?
The Perianesthesia Nurse Exam is 185 questions.
What topics are covered on the Perianesthesia Nurse Exam?
Topics include: Physiological Needs, Behavioral and Cognitive Needs, and Safety Needs
Perianesthesia Nurse Exam MCQs (228)
Our question bank for the Perianesthesia Nurse Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 40 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 24 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 11 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 29 questions
- Genitourinary - 9 questions
- Growth and Development - 1 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 11 questions
- Infectious - 21 questions
- Integument - 4 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 31 questions
- Nervous - 80 questions
- Nutrition - 2 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 7 questions
- Pulmonary - 48 questions
- Renal - 2 questions
- Surgery - 161 questions
- Toxicology - 36 questions
- Trauma - 14 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 11 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 13 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 12 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 108 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 34 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 75 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 7 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 144 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 2 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 6 questions
- Causes - 106 questions
- Classification - 24 questions
- Differential - 62 questions
- Epidemiology - 6 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 10 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 17 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 38 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 24 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 6 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 13 questions
- History Physical - 218 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 89 questions
- Patient Education - 5 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 149 questions
- Toxicology - 21 questions
- Treatment Medical - 180 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 4 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 97 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 4 questions
- Clinical Education - 5 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 42 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 51 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 26 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 4 questions
Perianesthesia Nurse Exam Articles (144)
Airway monitoring involves assessing both a patient’s ventilatory function and ability to perform the adequate gas exchange. Determining a pa ...
The primary role of fluid resuscitation is to maintain organ perfusion (hemodynamics) and substrate (oxygen, electrolytes, among others) ...
Pediatric brain tumors are the most common type of solid childhood cancer and only second to leukemia as a cause of pediatric malignancie ...
Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) has been utilized to optimize pain relief since 1971, with the first commercially available PCA pump appearing i ...
Fear is an automatic neurophysiological state of alarm characterized by a fight or flight response to a cognitive appraisal of present or imminent ...
Tracheostomy is one of the earliest surgical procedures recorded, with illustrations depicting it as early as 3600 B.C. in ancient Egypt. A tracheo ...
The measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) was first developed in the early 1900s; however, it was complex and of limited clinical use.
The FDA approved primary indication for ephedrine is the treatment of clinically significant hypotension perioperatively. Induction of general anes ...
At least 150 to 200 million peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheters are placed each year in the United States, while up to 80% of patients receive a ...
Delirium is a neurocognitive syndrome caused by reversible neuronal disruption due to an underlying systemic perturbation. It is a form of acu ...
Scopolamine is a medication used in the management and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and motion sickness. It is in the anti ...
Pulmonary edema can be defined as an abnormal accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung parenchyma. This process leads to diminished gas exch ...
Metoclopramide has been approved by the FDA specifically to treat nausea and vomiting in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or diab ...
Neostigmine is water-soluble, an ionized compound that reversibly inhibits the enzyme acetylcholinesterase. Its FDA indication is for the reve ...
Although mechanical ventilation can be a complex and seemingly elusive topic, expectations are that physicians and healthcare professiona ...
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