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We have 212 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 133 PubMed indexed review articles related to the SLP Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Speech Pathologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test AHSA® Certification 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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AHSA® Certification Exam Overview
How many hours is the AHSA® Certification Exam?
The AHSA® Certification Exam is 2.5 hours.
How many questions is the AHSA® Certification Exam?
The AHSA® Certification Exam is 132 questions.
What topics are covered on the AHSA® Certification Exam?
Topics include: Foundations, Evaluations, and Treatment
AHSA® Certification Exam MCQs (212)
Our question bank for the AHSA® Certification Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 4 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 121 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 4 questions
- Eyes - 4 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 13 questions
- Genetics - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 23 questions
- Infectious - 9 questions
- Integument - 4 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 46 questions
- Nervous - 105 questions
- Nutrition - 14 questions
- Oncologic - 7 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 11 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Surgery - 30 questions
- Toxicology - 1 questions
- Trauma - 24 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 4 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 5 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 8 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 4 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 55 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 8 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 65 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 2 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 10 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 76 questions
- Classification - 33 questions
- Differential - 50 questions
- Epidemiology - 2 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 18 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 3 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 4 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 18 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 15 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 7 questions
- History Physical - 192 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 103 questions
- Patient Education - 6 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 72 questions
- Treatment Medical - 20 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 14 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 7 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 28 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 3 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 1 questions
AHSA® Certification Exam Articles (133)
The trachea is a U-shaped structure that is composed of hyaline cartilage on the anterior and lateral walls, with the trachealis smooth muscle form ...
The auditory system functions to collect sound waves from the environment, transform mechanical vibrations from those sound waves into electrical n ...
Wernicke area was first discovered in 1874 by a German neurologist, Carl Wernicke. It has been identified as 1 of 2 areas found in the cerebra ...
If you are smiling right now, you are likely engaging the risorius muscle – that is, if you even have a risorius muscle. Commonly known as th ...
Dementia is a disorder that is characterized by cognitive decline involving memory and at least 1 of the other domains, including personality, prax ...
The lips are an essential aspect of the human face and play a critical role in facial expression, phonation, sensation, mastication, physical attra ...
The laryngopharynx, also referred to as the hypopharynx, is the most caudal portion of the pharynx and is a crucial connection point through which ...
Brain trauma or traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from a blow, bump, jolt, or penetrating injury to the head that disrupts the normal function o ...
In 2010, over 16 million people in the US required treatment for dysphagia, either in the community or inpatient setting. It is estimated that near ...
Unilateral vocal cord paralysis (UVCP) is a common presentation to otolaryngology outpatient clinics. The condition presents with dy ...
Aphasia is a term used to describe a disturbance in the ability to use symbols (written or spoken) to communicate information and is categorized in ...
Respiration is a complex process that requires both respiratory mechanics and ventilation/perfusion matching to move air into/out of the lungs and ...
The nasopharynx represents the most superior portion of the pharynx, bounded superiorly by the skull base and inferiorly by the soft palate. The na ...
Dysphagia is defined as objective impairment or difficulty in swallowing, resulting in an abnormal delay in the transit of a liquid or solid bolus. ...
The tongue is the muscular organ found in the vertebrate mouth. It is attached via muscles to the hyoid bone, mandible, styloid process, palate, an ...
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