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We have 230 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 146 PubMed indexed review articles related to the AHA ACLS Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical ACLS Student subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test ACLS 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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ACLS Exam Overview
How many hours is the ACLS Exam?
The ACLS Exam is 1 hours.
How many questions is the ACLS Exam?
The ACLS Exam is 50 questions.
What topics are covered on the ACLS Exam?
Topics include: Strokes, Care Systems, Team Dynamics, Acute Dysrhythmia, Team Communication, Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest, Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS), and Recognition and Intervention of Cardiopulmonary Arrest
ACLS Exam MCQs (230)
Our question bank for the ACLS Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 194 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 24 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 9 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 1 questions
- Infectious - 5 questions
- Integument - 1 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 8 questions
- Nervous - 29 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 1 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 3 questions
- Pulmonary - 47 questions
- Renal - 9 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 10 questions
- Trauma - 45 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 7 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 2 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 37 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 13 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 101 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 84 questions
- Causes - 76 questions
- Classification - 25 questions
- Differential - 63 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 35 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 24 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 35 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 51 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 18 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 2 questions
- History Physical - 208 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 59 questions
- Patient Education - 1 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 72 questions
- Toxicology - 4 questions
- Treatment Medical - 157 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 34 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 7 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 3 questions
- Clinical Education - 2 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 21 questions
- Drug Information - 15 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 8 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
ACLS Exam Articles (146)
Synchronized cardioversion is a procedure similar to electrical defibrillation, in that a transthoracic electrical current is applied to the anteri ...
The definition of hypothermia is an involuntary drop in body temperature below 35C. Accidental hypothermia is not limited to regions or times of se ...
Ventricular tachycardia is characterized as a wide complex (QRS duration greater than 120 milliseconds) tachyarrhythmia at a heart rate greate ...
The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is the most common artery involved in acute stroke. It branches directly from the internal carotid artery and cons ...
Electrical injuries are when high-energy current travels through the body due to contact with an electrical source. Injuries occur due to either th ...
Shock refers to the inadequate perfusion of tissues due to the imbalance between oxygen demand of tissues and the body’s ability to supply it ...
Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when there is a disruption to the flow of blood in the pulmonary artery or its branches by a thrombus that originate ...
Cervical spine injuries, although uncommon, can result in significant and long-term disability. The cervical spine encompasses seven vertebrae ...
Syncope is caused by decreased cerebral blood flow leading to transient loss of consciousness and postural tone, associated with spontane ...
Decorticate posturing is a specific pattern of response shown in neurological and neurosurgical patients in whom the pathological processes have le ...
Sinus tachycardia is a regular cardiac rhythm in which the heart beats faster than normal and results in an increase in cardiac output. While ...
Thrombolytic treatment is also known as fibrinolytic or thrombolysis, to dissolve dangerous intravascular clots to prevent ischemic damage by impro ...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) accounts for approximately 610,000 deaths annually (estimated 1 in 4 deaths) and is the leading cause of mortality in ...
The use of therapeutic hypothermia is not a new concept; its implementation can be found in literature dating back to the ancient Egyptians. The id ...
Respiratory failure is a clinical condition that happens when the respiratory system fails to maintain its main function, which is gas exchange, in ...
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