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Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam Overview
How many hours is the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
The Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
The Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam?
Topics include: Principles, Cardiovascular, Hematology, Instrumentation, Monitory, Anesthetic Delivery Systems, Endocrine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Regional Anesthesia, and Pain Management, Renal, Genital, Urologic, GI, and Clinical Subspecialties
Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam MCQs (879)
Our question bank for the Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 12 questions
- Cardiovascular - 197 questions
- Connective Tissue - 4 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 72 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 42 questions
- Eyes - 5 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 66 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 12 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Gynecologic - 7 questions
- Hematologic - 41 questions
- Infectious - 29 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 119 questions
- Nervous - 346 questions
- Nutrition - 4 questions
- Obstetric - 35 questions
- Oncologic - 11 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 12 questions
- Pulmonary - 288 questions
- Renal - 24 questions
- Surgery - 396 questions
- Toxicology - 70 questions
- Trauma - 138 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 15 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 17 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 12 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 159 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 62 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 226 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 9 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 290 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 2 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 7 questions
- Causes - 299 questions
- Classification - 121 questions
- Differential - 155 questions
- Epidemiology - 6 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 71 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 88 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 151 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 152 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 87 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 10 questions
- History Physical - 785 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 298 questions
- Patient Education - 9 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 446 questions
- Toxicology - 36 questions
- Treatment Medical - 618 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 18 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 295 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 7 questions
- Clinical Education - 15 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 88 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 7 questions
- Drug Information - 114 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 38 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 12 questions
Certified Anesthesiology Assistant Exam Articles (503)
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While uncommon, acute aortic dissection (AAD) is a rare but catastrophic disorder. Aortic dissection is due to the separation of the layers of ...
Arterial lines placement is for real-time monitoring of blood pressures and arterial blood sampling in critically ill patients or those undergoing ...
Nalbuphine is FDA indicated for moderate to severe pain in where the patient requires an opioid agent, and other alternative treatments have been i ...
Blood gas analysis is a commonly used diagnostic tool to evaluate the partial pressures of gas in blood and acid-base content. Understand ...
Pressure-controlled ventilation is a modality utilized in patients with an indwelling endotracheal tube or tracheostomy tube that affords the pract ...
Anesthetic gases (nitrous oxide, halothane, isoflurane, desflurane, sevoflurane), also known as inhaled anesthetics, are administered as prima ...
Nasotracheal intubation (NTI) involves passing an endotracheal tube through the naris into the nasopharynx and the trachea; most commonly after ind ...
The electrocardiogram (abbreviated as ECG or EKG) represents an electrical tracing of the heart and is recorded non-invasively from the surface of ...
The Cushing reflex (vasopressor response, Cushing reaction, Cushing effect, and Cushing phenomenon) is a physiological nervous system response to a ...
The thyroid gland is a bilobed structure located in the anterior aspect of the trachea between the cricoid cartilage and the suprasternal notc ...
The heart has an electrical system that allows it to contract and pump blood through the body in a coordinated rhythm. Regular heartbeats occur whe ...
The measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) was first developed in the early 1900s; however, it was complex and of limited clinical use.
Traumatic injuries of the spleen are either penetrating or blunt. There are grading systems based on severity and anatomy, and management in recent ...
Distributive shock, also known as vasodilatory shock, is one of the four broad classifications of disorders that cause inadequate tissue perfusion. ...
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