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We have 1,149 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 835 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Chiropractic SPEC Board Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Chiropractor subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) 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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Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam Overview
How many hours is the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam?
The Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam?
The Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam?
Topics include: Part I - Case History - 11%, Physical Examination - 9%, Neuromusculoskeletal Examination - 11%, Diagnostic Imaging - 11%, Clinical Lab and Special Studies - 7%, Diagnosis or Clinical Impression - 14%, Chiropractic Techniques - 14%, Supportive Interventions - 8%, Case Management - 15%; Part II - 25%: Clinical Cases - Articular/ Joint, Neurological, Muscular, or Skeletal Conditions, Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, or Dermatologic Conditions, Endocrine/ Metabolic, Female Reproductive, Hematological/Lymphatic, Renal/ Urological, or Male Reproductive Conditions, and Miscellaneous (Allergies, Nutrition), EENT, or Pediatric Disorders
Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam MCQs (1,149)
Our question bank for the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 18 questions
- Cardiovascular - 102 questions
- Connective Tissue - 41 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 21 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 50 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 63 questions
- Genetics - 9 questions
- Genitourinary - 13 questions
- Growth and Development - 27 questions
- Gynecologic - 4 questions
- Hematologic - 18 questions
- Infectious - 68 questions
- Integument - 24 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 807 questions
- Nervous - 433 questions
- Nutrition - 16 questions
- Obstetric - 6 questions
- Oncologic - 22 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 28 questions
- Pulmonary - 37 questions
- Renal - 19 questions
- Surgery - 79 questions
- Toxicology - 20 questions
- Trauma - 309 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 8 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 6 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 31 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 12 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 63 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 11 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 385 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 16 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 426 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 4 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 5 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 6 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 556 questions
- Classification - 176 questions
- Differential - 564 questions
- Epidemiology - 34 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 204 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 120 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 36 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 3 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 95 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 352 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 26 questions
- History Physical - 1186 questions
- Legal - 16 questions
- Pathophysiology - 550 questions
- Patient Education - 50 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 496 questions
- Toxicology - 14 questions
- Treatment Medical - 243 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 90 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 4 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 31 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 88 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 15 questions
- Clinical Education - 3 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 46 questions
- Drug Information - 39 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 21 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 7 questions
Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) Exam Articles (835)
The diagnosis of cardiac emergencies is one of the most crucial tasks delegated to the emergency physician. The broad differential diagnosis of che ...
The bony pelvis is held together with the support of the 3 vertebropelvic ligaments.
Salter-Harris fractures (physeal fractures) refer to fractures through a growth plate (physis) and are therefore specifically applied to bone ...
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) refers to a group of conditions that include ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST elevation myocardial ...
The premise underlying the good Samaritan law traces its origin to the ancient biblical parable, ultimately yielding the definition of a good Samar ...
Infarcts involving the territory of the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) are uncommon, accounting for a considerably small share of the total number ...
The straight leg raise test also called the Lasegue test, is a fundamental neurological maneuver during the physical examination of the patient wit ...
Achilles tendon rupture is the most common tendon rupture in the lower extremity. The injury most commonly occurs in adults in their third to ...
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as the presence of kidney damage or an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) less than 60 m ...
Segond fractures are defined as an avulsion type fracture of the lateral proximal tibia at the attachment of the anterolateral ligament.
A bursa is a fluid-filled sac found at several locations in the human body. It serves to lubricate joints and body surfaces exposed to higher degre ...
The nail functions by protecting the digits and contributing to tactile sensation. Understanding nail anatomy is not only essential for u ...
Spinal shock is a result of severe spinal cord injury. It usually requires high-impact, direct trauma that leads to spinal cord injury and spi ...
The medial longitudinal arch, the lateral longitudinal arch, and the anterior transverse arch are the three arches of the human foot. These arches ...
Ankle arthrocentesis is an important procedure that can and should be employed to determine the underlying etiology of monoarthropathy of the ankle ...
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