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Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam Overview
How many hours is the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
The Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
The Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam?
Topics include: Assessment and Diagnosis - 42%, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation - 46%, Professional Role - 12%; Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses - Gastrointestinal: 16-18%, Pulmonary: 15-17%, Cardiovascular/Hematological: 16-18%, Diabetes: 18-20%, and Urological/Kidney: 14-16%, and Musculoskeletal/Neurological/Inegumentary: 15-17%;
Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam MCQs (1,097)
Our question bank for the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 29 questions
- Cardiovascular - 293 questions
- Connective Tissue - 10 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 33 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 155 questions
- Eyes - 8 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 227 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Genitourinary - 54 questions
- Growth and Development - 1 questions
- Gynecologic - 17 questions
- Hematologic - 121 questions
- Infectious - 228 questions
- Integument - 79 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 92 questions
- Nervous - 191 questions
- Nutrition - 35 questions
- Obstetric - 12 questions
- Oncologic - 36 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 72 questions
- Pulmonary - 170 questions
- Renal - 82 questions
- Surgery - 201 questions
- Toxicology - 98 questions
- Trauma - 97 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 96 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 83 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 202 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 86 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 346 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 116 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 600 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 47 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 966 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 7 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 29 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 27 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 8 questions
- Causes - 590 questions
- Classification - 57 questions
- Differential - 369 questions
- Epidemiology - 18 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 136 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 271 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 153 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 96 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 109 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 83 questions
- History Physical - 1169 questions
- Legal - 33 questions
- Pathophysiology - 541 questions
- Patient Education - 93 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 596 questions
- Toxicology - 67 questions
- Treatment Medical - 646 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 16 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 17 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 2 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 12 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 113 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 59 questions
- Clinical Education - 6 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 142 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 9 questions
- Drug Information - 164 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 84 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 13 questions
Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Exam Articles (771)
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Preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis is defined as the administration of antibiotics prior to performing surgery to help decrease the risk of p ...
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease process that results in either decreased release of or response to antidiuretic hormone (ADH, also known as va ...
Anemia is described as a reduction in the proportion of the red blood cells. Anemia is not a diagnosis, but a presentation of an underlying conditi ...
Vivian L Nelson MSN Veterans Health Administration Board Certified Medical Surgical Nurse, ANCC Columbus OH
Beryl A McClelland BS, MSN VA Med Center, OHSU School of Nursing MICN; CLNC Roseburg OR
Teffanie Lene L Repasz MA, BSN St. Joseph Medical Center, WA Port Orchard WA
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