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We have 548 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 196 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 (548)
Our question bank for the Nutrition Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 13 questions
- Cardiovascular - 40 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 4 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 201 questions
- Eyes - 20 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 172 questions
- Genetics - 17 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 28 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 46 questions
- Infectious - 23 questions
- Integument - 43 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 32 questions
- Nervous - 59 questions
- Nutrition - 373 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 11 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 41 questions
- Pulmonary - 7 questions
- Renal - 17 questions
- Surgery - 46 questions
- Toxicology - 43 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 51 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 16 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 88 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 214 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 21 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 294 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 4 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 3 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 7 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 282 questions
- Classification - 39 questions
- Differential - 246 questions
- Epidemiology - 30 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 80 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 194 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 34 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 34 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 31 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 44 questions
- History Physical - 577 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 326 questions
- Patient Education - 100 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 321 questions
- Toxicology - 39 questions
- Treatment Medical - 256 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 3 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 48 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 2 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 59 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 66 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 30 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Nutrition Exam Articles (196)
Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency (MCADD or MCAD deficiency) is one of the most common mitochondrial fatty acid β-oxi ...
Meteorism is also known as tympanites.] The primary feature of meteorism is an accumulation of ga ...
Obesity is an alarmingly increasing global public health issue. Obesity is labeled as a national epidemic, and obesity affects one in three adults ...
Childhood obesity is a rising health concern in the United States, as its prevalence continues to increase among children of all ages.
Glycogen storage diseases (GSDs) are inherited inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) involving carbohydrate metabolism. IEMs are often caused by single ...
Anemia is defined as hemoglobin below two standard deviations of the mean for the age and gender of the patient. Iron is an essential component of ...
Biotin (vitamin H or vitamin B7) is a B-complex vitamin that acts as an essential coenzyme for five carboxylases: pyruvate carboxyla ...
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal diseases. IBS, in the absence of any other causative dis ...
Iron supplementation is indicated for iron-deficient states secondary to conditions such as iron deficiency anemia, iron deficiency without anemia, ...
The term "anabolic" means the use of body energy to promote growth and regulate constructive metabolism. Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) ar ...
FODMAP is an acronym for fermentable oligo-, di- and monosaccharides, and polyols. These short-chain carbohydrates, arranged in descending order, a ...
Beeturia is the discoloration of urine following the consumption of beets or foods colored with beetroot.
Typhoid fever is also called enteric fever. It is a prospectively, multisystemic illness that has been a public health problem, especially in the d ...
Essential amino acids, also known as indispensable amino acids, are amino acids that humans and other vertebrates cannot synthesize from metabolic ...
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