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SPEX Exam Overview
How many hours is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the SPEX Exam?
Topics include: General Principles – 1.5%, Individual Organ Systems – 76.5%, Immune System, Blood and Lymphoreticular System, Behavioral Health, Nervous System & Special Senses, Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue, Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Renal & Urinary System, Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium, Female Reproductive System & Breast, Male Reproductive System, Endocrine System, Multisystem Processes & Disorders, and Biostatistics and Epidemiology/Population Health and Interpretation of Medical Literature/Social Sciences – 22%
SPEX Exam MCQs (13,321)
Our question bank for the SPEX Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 517 questions
- Cardiovascular - 2559 questions
- Connective Tissue - 346 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 752 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 1403 questions
- Eyes - 497 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 2206 questions
- Genetics - 404 questions
- Genitourinary - 716 questions
- Growth and Development - 456 questions
- Gynecologic - 619 questions
- Hematologic - 920 questions
- Infectious - 2780 questions
- Integument - 1173 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 1774 questions
- Nervous - 2457 questions
- Nutrition - 256 questions
- Obstetric - 658 questions
- Oncologic - 1310 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 831 questions
- Pulmonary - 1654 questions
- Renal - 797 questions
- Surgery - 1156 questions
- Toxicology - 755 questions
- Trauma - 1187 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 236 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 102 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 348 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 60 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 1218 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 133 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 3035 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 356 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 4017 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 31 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 77 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 40 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 24 questions
- Causes - 6537 questions
- Classification - 1327 questions
- Differential - 6225 questions
- Epidemiology - 402 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 3502 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 3943 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 934 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 38 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 2192 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 3605 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 421 questions
- History Physical - 14127 questions
- Legal - 75 questions
- Pathophysiology - 6435 questions
- Patient Education - 638 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 6972 questions
- Toxicology - 546 questions
- Treatment Medical - 6269 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 109 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 98 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 58 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 83 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 1608 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 130 questions
- Clinical Education - 170 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 1213 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 970 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 436 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 69 questions
SPEX Exam Articles (4,736)
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“Lepidopterism” refers to various skin & systemic reactions secondary to contact with moth and butterfly larvae or caterpillars (or ...
Pulseless ventricular tachycardia is a life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia in which coordinated ventricular contractions are replaced by very rapid ...
Meconium plug syndrome causes functional obstruction in the colon of neonates. It ...
Clozapine is an FDA-approved atypical antipsychotic drug for treatment-resistant schizophrenia.&n ...
The evaluation and management of altered mental status are broad and require careful history and physical examination to eliminate life-threatening ...
Cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADR), also known as Toxidermia, are skin manifestations resulting from systemic drug administration. These react ...
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