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SPEX Exam Overview
How many hours is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the SPEX Exam?
Topics include: General Principles – 1.5%, Individual Organ Systems – 76.5%, Immune System, Blood and Lymphoreticular System, Behavioral Health, Nervous System & Special Senses, Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue, Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Renal & Urinary System, Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium, Female Reproductive System & Breast, Male Reproductive System, Endocrine System, Multisystem Processes & Disorders, and Biostatistics and Epidemiology/Population Health and Interpretation of Medical Literature/Social Sciences – 22%
SPEX Exam MCQs (11,873)
Our question bank for the SPEX Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 505 questions
- Cardiovascular - 2362 questions
- Connective Tissue - 342 questions
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- Musculoskeletal - 1638 questions
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- Nutrition - 250 questions
- Obstetric - 587 questions
- Oncologic - 1181 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 813 questions
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- Renal - 671 questions
- Surgery - 1023 questions
- Toxicology - 731 questions
- Trauma - 1049 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 247 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 94 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 321 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 53 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 1156 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 118 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 3028 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 347 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 4007 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 30 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 70 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 41 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 23 questions
- Causes - 6051 questions
- Classification - 1163 questions
- Differential - 5893 questions
- Epidemiology - 372 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 3228 questions
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- Evaluation Monitoring - 883 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 34 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 1961 questions
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- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 397 questions
- History Physical - 12881 questions
- Legal - 72 questions
- Pathophysiology - 5869 questions
- Patient Education - 625 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 6439 questions
- Toxicology - 528 questions
- Treatment Medical - 5716 questions
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- Treatment Surgical - 1401 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 113 questions
- Clinical Education - 165 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 1185 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 6 questions
- Drug Information - 902 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 413 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 68 questions
SPEX Exam Articles (4,709)
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