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We have 846 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 433 PubMed indexed review articles related to the ABIM® Nephrology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Nephrologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Nephrology 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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The StatPearls nephrology prep questions, nephrology review questions, and nephrology test questions will help you achieve a top score on the ABIM® Nephrology Examination. 456 authors and 15 editors have contributed to the development of the Nephrology Exam content, which is continuously refined and updated to improve your learning experience.
Nephrology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the Nephrology Exam?
Topics include: Sodium and Water Abnormalities - 8%, Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders - 9%, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones - 4%, Chronic Kidney Disease - 22%, Hypertension - 10%, Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders - 4%, Glomerular and Vascular Disorders - 12%, Kidney Transplantation - 11%, Pharmacology - 5%, and Acute Kidney Injury and Intensive Care Unit Nephrology - 15%
Nephrology Exam MCQs (846)
Our question bank for the Nephrology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 55 questions
- Cardiovascular - 181 questions
- Connective Tissue - 40 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 13 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 163 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 54 questions
- Genetics - 33 questions
- Genitourinary - 168 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 4 questions
- Hematologic - 72 questions
- Infectious - 112 questions
- Integument - 30 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 42 questions
- Nervous - 65 questions
- Nutrition - 7 questions
- Obstetric - 9 questions
- Oncologic - 93 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 6 questions
- Pulmonary - 44 questions
- Renal - 838 questions
- Surgery - 75 questions
- Toxicology - 71 questions
- Trauma - 15 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 7 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 114 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 211 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 289 questions
- Causes - 406 questions
- Classification - 96 questions
- Differential - 455 questions
- Epidemiology - 26 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 283 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 569 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 67 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 7 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 169 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 250 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 904 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 513 questions
- Patient Education - 16 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 570 questions
- Toxicology - 59 questions
- Treatment Medical - 459 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 93 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 16 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 99 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 109 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 50 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
Nephrology Exam Articles (433)
Nephrocalcinosis, a term first coined in 1934 by Fuller Albright, refers to augmented calcium content within the kidney which can be in the fo ...
Systemic sclerosis is a rare, complex, and chronic multisystem disease. Scleroderma means hard and thick skin. It is derived from the ancient Greek ...
Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP), now referred to as Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia is a fungal infection that most commonly affects the immu ...
Adrenal metastases are the most common malignant lesions involving the adrenal gland and the second most common tumor of the adrenal gland after be ...
Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. Resistance genes exist for all known antibiotics in use today, and extremely resistant pathogens are be ...
Aldosterone is a mineralocorticoid hormone. It is secreted by the zona glomerulosa, the outermost layer of the Adrenal cortex. Excess production of ...
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) accounts for a small percentage (less than 7%) of the prevalent dialysis population in the United States compared to Canad ...
Anaphylaxis is a common medical emergency and a life-threatening acute hypersensitivity reaction. It can be defined as a rapidly-evolving, generali ...
Membranous nephropathy (MN), also known as membranous glomerulopathy, is one of the many glomerular diseases causing nephrotic syndrome. It is char ...
Nitrates are a class of medications (not to be confused with the byproduct of nitrogen fertilizers) that cause vasodilation by donating nitric oxid ...
Nephrolithiasis, or kidney stones, is the most common condition affecting the urinary system, affecting about 12% of the world population, wit ...
The most common indication for a point-of-care ultrasound (PoC US) of the urinary tract in the emergency department (ED) is flank pain, responsible ...
Organ transplantation is the removal of an organ from one person (the donor), and placement into another (the recipient). Transplantation is perfor ...
Endothelin is a 21-amino acid long peptide that is a vasoconstrictor produced from endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC), macropha ...
Contrast agents are pharmaceuticals that increase the information content of diagnostic images. They serve to improve the sensitivity and spec ...
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