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We have 521 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 177 PubMed indexed review articles related to the NBPNS® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Nutrition Medicine Medical Doctor subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Nutrition 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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Nutrition Exam Overview
How many hours is the Nutrition Exam?
The Nutrition Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Nutrition Exam?
The Nutrition Exam is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the Nutrition Exam?
Topics include: General Aspects of Nutrition - 10%, Wellness Promotion - 5%, Nutrients and Integrative Nutrition - 20%, Nutritional Status Assessment - 7%, Obesity - 25%, Disease-Specific Nutrition - 23%, and Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support - 8%
Nutrition Exam MCQs (521)
Our question bank for the Nutrition Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 13 questions
- Cardiovascular - 38 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 4 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 179 questions
- Eyes - 20 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 165 questions
- Genetics - 17 questions
- Genitourinary - 5 questions
- Growth and Development - 28 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 45 questions
- Infectious - 22 questions
- Integument - 41 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 33 questions
- Nervous - 59 questions
- Nutrition - 357 questions
- Obstetric - 11 questions
- Oncologic - 10 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 37 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Renal - 16 questions
- Surgery - 43 questions
- Toxicology - 42 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 45 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 17 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 86 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 193 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 20 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 262 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 4 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 7 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 271 questions
- Classification - 40 questions
- Differential - 237 questions
- Epidemiology - 25 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 73 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 184 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 31 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 30 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 33 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 35 questions
- History Physical - 546 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 309 questions
- Patient Education - 93 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 304 questions
- Toxicology - 37 questions
- Treatment Medical - 249 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 4 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 45 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 2 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 54 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 66 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 27 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Nutrition Exam Articles (177)
As the most common metabolic bone disease worldwide, osteoporosis and its associated morbidities have garnered significant attention as a public he ...
Infancy is a period of rapid growth second only to the fetal period. There is a pressing need to optimize nutrition to ensure adequate growth ...
Iron has an essential physiologic role, as it is involved in oxygen transportation and energy formation. The body cannot synthesize iron and must a ...
Alcohol-induced toxicity leads to non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy characterized by loss of contractile function and dilatation of myocardial ve ...
Digestion in the gastrointestinal tract is a highly complex process involving both mechanical forces and chemical reactions to disintegrate and met ...
Biotin (B7 or vitamin H) is a water-soluble vitamin, which has received publicity for promoting the growth of hair and nails. There are limited stu ...
Cobalamin consists of four compounds with different biological functions, although these molecules are chemically similar. Cobalamine is ...
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, antioxidant, and essential co-factor for collagen biosynthesis, carnitine and catecholamine metabolism, and d ...
Food allergy is defined as an immune reaction to proteins in the food and can be immunoglobulin (Ig)E-mediated or non–IgE-mediated. IgE- ...
Calcium is a prominent molecule that is involved in many biochemical processes throughout the body. It is an essential element for proper cardiac f ...
Mesenteric ischemia is a manifestation of peripheral vascular disease in which the blood supply fails to meet the metabolic demands of visceral org ...
Prediabetes is a precursor before the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Adults with prediabetes often may show no signs or symptoms of diabetes but&n ...
The prevalence of obesity continues to rise with the United States of America (USA) currently ranking second in the world. According to CDC data, i ...
Obesity in the United States (US) has become synonymous with heart disease, diabetes, and early death. Research supports the link between obesity a ...
Prader Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare and complex genetic disease, with numerous implications on metabolic, endocrine, neurologic systems, with beh ...
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