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Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination Overview
How many hours is the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
The Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
The Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination is 150 questions.
What topics are covered on the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination?
Topics include: Periopertive Care - 43%, Ancillary Duties - 20%, and Advanced Science - 36%
Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination MCQs (424)
Our question bank for the Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 5 questions
- Cardiovascular - 116 questions
- Connective Tissue - 16 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 44 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 60 questions
- Eyes - 14 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 49 questions
- Genitourinary - 20 questions
- Growth and Development - 4 questions
- Gynecologic - 25 questions
- Hematologic - 11 questions
- Infectious - 52 questions
- Integument - 32 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 135 questions
- Nervous - 144 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 37 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 3 questions
- Pulmonary - 32 questions
- Renal - 6 questions
- Surgery - 187 questions
- Toxicology - 6 questions
- Trauma - 145 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 6 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 30 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 9 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 37 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 359 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 413 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 9 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 333 questions
- Classification - 30 questions
- Differential - 27 questions
- Epidemiology - 2 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 11 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 51 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 19 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 37 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 67 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 19 questions
- History Physical - 457 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 366 questions
- Patient Education - 7 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 178 questions
- Toxicology - 7 questions
- Treatment Medical - 69 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 145 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 11 questions
- Drug Information - 31 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Surgical First Assistant Certification Examination Articles (364)
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The phrenic nerve originates from the anterior rami of C3 through C5 and traverses the neck, heart, and lungs to reach the diaphragm. From its orig ...
Penile erection or tumescence refers to the physiologic process during which the penis becomes engorged with blood, usually in response to sexual a ...
The ankle joint is a highly complex joint. The ankle joint has multidirectional mobility for its complex role in supporting the weight of the body ...
The main arterial supply to the abdominal wall comes from the epigastric arteries. There are three epigastric arteries supply the abdomin ...
The renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) is a critical regulator of blood volume and systemic vascular resistance. While th ...
Lumbar puncture (LP), also referred to as “spinal tap,” is a commonly performed procedure that involves obtaining and sampling cerebros ...
The inferior rectus is one of the seven extraocular muscles and is primarily responsible for depressing the eye (downgaze). The inferior rectus is ...
The thoracic duct is the largest lymphatic duct in the body, with a typical length of 45 cm and a ...
Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years with evidential proof of its ...
Scott C Dulebohn MD Associate Professor ETSU, Meharry, LMU FAANS Johnson City TN
Chaudhary Ehtsham Azmat BSc, MBBS Rawalpindi Medical College and Allied Hospitals Gujrat
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