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We have 515 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 176 PubMed indexed review articles related to the NBPNS® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Nutrition Medicine Medical Doctor subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Nutrition 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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Nutrition Exam Overview
How many hours is the Nutrition Exam?
The Nutrition Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Nutrition Exam?
The Nutrition Exam is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the Nutrition Exam?
Topics include: General Aspects of Nutrition - 10%, Wellness Promotion - 5%, Nutrients and Integrative Nutrition - 20%, Nutritional Status Assessment - 7%, Obesity - 25%, Disease-Specific Nutrition - 23%, and Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support - 8%
Nutrition Exam MCQs (515)
Our question bank for the Nutrition Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 13 questions
- Cardiovascular - 38 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 4 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 177 questions
- Eyes - 20 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 165 questions
- Genetics - 17 questions
- Genitourinary - 5 questions
- Growth and Development - 27 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 45 questions
- Infectious - 22 questions
- Integument - 41 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 33 questions
- Nervous - 59 questions
- Nutrition - 354 questions
- Obstetric - 11 questions
- Oncologic - 10 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 35 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Renal - 16 questions
- Surgery - 43 questions
- Toxicology - 40 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 45 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 17 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 84 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 191 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 18 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 256 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 4 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 7 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 268 questions
- Classification - 39 questions
- Differential - 232 questions
- Epidemiology - 25 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 72 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 183 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 31 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 30 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 33 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 35 questions
- History Physical - 540 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 304 questions
- Patient Education - 93 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 300 questions
- Toxicology - 35 questions
- Treatment Medical - 247 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 4 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 45 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 2 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 52 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 64 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 27 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Nutrition Exam Articles (176)
A gastrojejunostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an anastomosis between the stomach and the jejunum. It can be performed in either a hand-s ...
Chylous ascites (CA) is defined as a milky appearing, triglyceride-rich peritoneal fluid in the abdominal cavity. It is an uncommon clinical condit ...
With a growing number of obese patients throughout the world, weight loss surgery has surged in popularity. Not only have bariatric surgeries been ...
The diversity of religion around the world creates challenges for health care providers and systems to provide culturally competent medical ca ...
Hydroxocobalamin is a form of manufactured, injectable vitamin B12. Clinicians use it in the prevention and treatment of macrocytic anemia associat ...
Multivisceral transplantation (MVT) can be categorized into many different organ combinations, but for this review, the focus will be on concurrent ...
Dental caries is a dynamic process that involves susceptible tooth surfaces, cariogenic bacteria like or
Patients not ready for a regular diet due to elective or emergent procedures, or who experience irregularity in gastrointestinal function, dysphagi ...
Glycogen storage diseases (GSDs) are inherited inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) involving carbohydrate metabolism. IEMs are often caused by single ...
Zinc is an essential nutrient for humans and is extensively involved in protein, lipid, nucleic acid metabolism, and gene transcription. Its role w ...
Ginger root has gained worldwide popularity in recent years. We will review the health and medical benefits of ginger in this article.
Obesity is defined as an increase in body weight when compared to height. To classify obesity, the standard practice is to use a Body Mass Ind ...
The prevalence of obesity continues to rise with the United States of America (USA) currently ranking second in the world. According to CDC data, i ...
Oral candidiasis or thrush is an infection of the oral cavity by . It was first described in 1838 by ped ...
Body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, formally known as dysmorphophobia, is a psychiatric condition defined in the DSM 5 as a preoccupation with a perc ...
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