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We have 914 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 652 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Pediatric Critical Care Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Pediatric Critical Care Specialist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Pediatric Critical Care 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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Pediatric Critical Care Exam Overview
How many hours is the Pediatric Critical Care Exam?
The Pediatric Critical Care Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Pediatric Critical Care Exam?
The Pediatric Critical Care Exam is 150 questions.
What topics are covered on the Pediatric Critical Care Exam?
Topics include: Normal Organ System Development and Function, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pharmacokinetics - 16%, Multi-Oran Dysfunction - 5%, Respiratory System - 5%, CV System - 6%, Neurologic System - 6%, Inflammatory, Immunologic, and ID Syndromes - 5%, Kidney Diseases, Fluids, and Electrolyte Disturbances - 5%, Hematologic Disorders, and Neoplasms - 4%, Endocrine, and Metabolic Conditions - 4%, hepatobiliary and GI, and Nutrition for Critically Ill and Injured Children - 4%, Trauma - 4%, Toxicologic Illness, and Envenomations - 4%, Behavioral Health - 1%, Sedation and Analgesia - 6%, organ Support Therapies, and Monitoring - 9%, Procedures - 4%, End of Life - 4%, PICU Management and Coordination of Care - 1%, Professionalism, Leadership, Advocacy, and Education - 1%, Clinical Ethics -1%, and Core Knowledge In Scholarly Activities - 4%
Pediatric Critical Care Exam MCQs (914)
Our question bank for the Pediatric Critical Care Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 37 questions
- Cardiovascular - 185 questions
- Connective Tissue - 9 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 76 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 102 questions
- Eyes - 18 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 129 questions
- Genetics - 41 questions
- Genitourinary - 13 questions
- Growth and Development - 101 questions
- Gynecologic - 3 questions
- Hematologic - 89 questions
- Infectious - 261 questions
- Integument - 48 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 75 questions
- Nervous - 251 questions
- Nutrition - 15 questions
- Obstetric - 29 questions
- Oncologic - 14 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 21 questions
- Pulmonary - 239 questions
- Renal - 40 questions
- Surgery - 67 questions
- Toxicology - 135 questions
- Trauma - 145 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 27 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 3 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 9 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 2 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 118 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 10 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 305 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 12 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 366 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 1 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 480 questions
- Classification - 123 questions
- Differential - 469 questions
- Epidemiology - 17 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 192 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 273 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 136 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 124 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 239 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 8 questions
- History Physical - 968 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 487 questions
- Patient Education - 13 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 599 questions
- Toxicology - 105 questions
- Treatment Medical - 513 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 4 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 117 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 5 questions
- Clinical Education - 45 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 75 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 75 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 38 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 7 questions
Pediatric Critical Care Exam Articles (652)
The normal intracranial pressure (ICP) ranges within 7 to 15 mm Hg while in the vertical position, it does not exceed −15 mm Hg. Overnight sl ...
Opisthotonus is defined as a dramatic abnormal posture due to spastic contraction of the extensor muscles of the neck, trunk, and lower extremities ...
In an anatomically normal heart, oxygenated blood from the lungs drains into the left atrium via four or more pulmonary veins and deoxygenated bloo ...
Apnea can be defined as cessation of respiratory effort lasting more than 20 seconds, or if shorter duration, accompanied with bradycardia or cyano ...
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Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) were introduced in the late 1950s for the treatment of depression. However, with the advent of selective serotonin ...
Ventricular tachycardia is characterized as a wide complex (QRS duration greater than 120 milliseconds) tachyarrhythmia at a heart rate greate ...
Pfeiffer syndrome (PS, OMIM #101600) is an inherited craniofacial disorder that is associated with primary craniosynostosis, midface hypoplasi ...
Anoxic encephalopathy, or hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, is a process that begins with the cessation of cerebral blood flow to brain tissue, which ...
Oxygenation of tissues is one of the most important processes that occur within the human body. Without proper oxygenation of tissues, metabolic pr ...
Ricin is a naturally occurring carbohydrate-binding protein produced in the seeds of , the castor oil plant. It is toxic w ...
Basilar skull fractures, usually caused by substantial blunt force trauma, involve at least one of the bones that compose the base of the skull. Ba ...
Pediatric abusive head trauma (AHT) most often involves brain injury of infants and young children. Another term for this condition is shaken baby ...
Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is the result of various inciting events causing vaso-occlusion within the pulmonary vasculature of patients with s ...
Sidharth Mahapatra MD, PhD Assistant Professor University of Nebraska Medical Center FAAP Omaha NE
Sangita Basnet MD Associate Professor Chief and Med Dir Pediatric Crit Care Southern IL Un School of Medicine FAAP, FCCM Springfield IL
Shonola S Da-Silva MD, MBA Associate Professor Section Chief, Critical Care Services Drexel University Medical School (DUCOM) Critical Care Medicine. FAAP Philadelphia PA
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