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We have 544 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 189 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 (544)
Our question bank for the Nutrition Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 13 questions
- Cardiovascular - 38 questions
- Connective Tissue - 8 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 3 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 202 questions
- Eyes - 20 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 169 questions
- Genetics - 17 questions
- Genitourinary - 5 questions
- Growth and Development - 28 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 46 questions
- Infectious - 23 questions
- Integument - 42 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 33 questions
- Nervous - 59 questions
- Nutrition - 361 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 10 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 39 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Renal - 16 questions
- Surgery - 47 questions
- Toxicology - 43 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 52 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 16 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 91 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 213 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 21 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 292 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 - 281 questions
- Classification - 40 questions
- Differential - 244 questions
- Epidemiology - 31 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 81 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 191 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 34 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 32 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 32 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 43 questions
- History Physical - 572 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 326 questions
- Patient Education - 98 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 324 questions
- Toxicology - 38 questions
- Treatment Medical - 252 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 3 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 49 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 2 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 57 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 68 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 29 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Nutrition Exam Articles (189)
Iron has an essential physiologic role, as it is involved in oxygen transportation and energy formation. The body cannot synthesize iron and must a ...
Malar rash, also named a butterfly rash, is a common facial presentation of multiple disorders.&nbs ...
There is a consensus among all clinical specialties that the fat content of the average diet should be lowered to decrease the risk of cardiovascul ...
Body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, formally known as dysmorphophobia, is a psychiatric condition defined in the DSM 5 as a preoccupation with a perc ...
Cholesterol is a fatty molecule found in different tissues of the body and circulated through the blood. It is produced within the b ...
There is a range of diseases that are associated with the intestinal tract, causing alterations in bowel habits. Usually, due to a particular incit ...
A high fiber diet refers to a diet that meets or exceeds the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for dietary fiber set by the United States Institute of ...
Niacin (a combination of nicotinic acid and nicotinamide), a B vitamin (vitamin B3), is a pharmacotherapeutic agent that has been used since 1955, ...
Lactose intolerance is a clinical syndrome that manifests with characteristic signs and symptoms upon the consumption of food substances containing ...
Thiamine was the first vitamin identified (vitamin B1) many years ago. It functions as a catalyst in the generation of energy through decarboxylati ...
Pernicious anemia (PA) is megaloblastic anemia that results from a deficiency in cobalamin (vitamin B12) due to a deficit of intrinsic factor (IF). ...
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- ...
Cushing syndrome is caused by prolonged exposure to high circulating levels of cortisol. The most common cause of cushingoid features is iatrogenic ...
Insulin resistance is identified as an impaired biologic response to insulin stimulation of target tissues, primarily the liver, muscle, and adipos ...
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal diseases. IBS, in the absence of any other causative dis ...
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