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We have 1,239 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 681 PubMed indexed review articles related to the CCRN® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Critical Care Nurse subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Critical Care Nurse 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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Critical Care Nurse Exam Overview
How many hours is the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
The Critical Care Nurse Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
The Critical Care Nurse Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the Critical Care Nurse Exam?
Topics include: Cardiovascular - 17%, Respiratory - 15%, Endocrine/Hematology/Gastrointestinal/ Renal/Integumentary - 20%, Musculoskeletal/Neurological/ Psychosocial - 14%, Multisystem - 14%, and Professional Caring Ethical Practice - 20%
Critical Care Nurse Exam MCQs (1,239)
Our question bank for the Critical Care Nurse Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 20 questions
- Cardiovascular - 519 questions
- Connective Tissue - 6 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 41 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 99 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 125 questions
- Genetics - 1 questions
- Genitourinary - 11 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 78 questions
- Infectious - 195 questions
- Integument - 51 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 46 questions
- Nervous - 228 questions
- Nutrition - 29 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 18 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 55 questions
- Pulmonary - 358 questions
- Renal - 72 questions
- Surgery - 125 questions
- Toxicology - 142 questions
- Trauma - 192 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 45 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 39 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 59 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 31 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 294 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 80 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 559 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 28 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 659 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 8 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 20 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 6 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 5 questions
- Causes - 482 questions
- Classification - 89 questions
- Differential - 437 questions
- Epidemiology - 11 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 194 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 296 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 195 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 175 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 162 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 40 questions
- History Physical - 1161 questions
- Legal - 24 questions
- Pathophysiology - 507 questions
- Patient Education - 13 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 708 questions
- Toxicology - 96 questions
- Treatment Medical - 809 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 28 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 103 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 31 questions
- Clinical Education - 8 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 161 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 6 questions
- Drug Information - 162 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 92 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 12 questions
Critical Care Nurse Exam Articles (681)
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Sodium bicarbonate is a chemical compound made of sodium (Na+) and bicarbonate (HCO3-) for which the indications are many. FDA approve ...
Succinylcholine chloride is a short-acting depolarizing neuromuscular blockade that is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administrat ...
Vital signs are an objective measurement for the essential physiological functions of a living organism. They have the name "vital" as their measur ...
Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome that results from any functional or structural heart disorder, impairing ventricular filling or ejecti ...
The pancreas is an accessory organ of digestion known to have dual functions in the endocrine and exocrine systems. It is necessary for the hydroly ...
Continuous renal replacement therapy is one of the renal replacement methods that include intermittent hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. It is ...
Chest inspection, palpation, and auscultation are key components of the physical examination of patients with respiratory disease. Palpation ascert ...
Hypercapnia, a state of elevated serum carbon dioxide (CO2), can manifest as a broad spectrum of disease, the most severe of which is CO2 narcosis. ...
Peak expiratory flow measurement (peak flow) is a simple measure of the maximal flow rate that can be achieved during forceful expiration following ...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a non-surgical, invasive proc ...
The definition of a seizure is an abnormal, hypersynchronous discharge of cortical neurons and epilepsy defined as a propensity to have seizures.
A central venous catheter (CVC) is an indwelling device that is peripherally inserted into a large, central vein (most commonly the internal jugula ...
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