MSNCB Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Prep

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The Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse credential recognizes that the highest standards of medical-surgical nursing practice have been achieved. You can become certified by successfully completing the CMSRN® exam which validates proficiency in medical-surgical nursing.

PracticeQuiz presents70 free review questions to assist in the preparation for the Medical Surgical RN exam.

The MSRN exam contains approximately 150 scored multiple choice questions, though the paper and pencil version has an additional 25 unscored experimental questions The test-taker has 3 hours (computer-based) or 4 hours (paper and pencil) to complete the exam.

The following Medical Surgical Nursing topics are covered on the exam:

  • Gastrointestinal: 16 – 18% of the test
  • Pulmonary: 15 – 17%
  • Cardiovascular: 15 – 17%
  • Diabetes (types 1 & 2) and other Endocrine: 14 – 16%
  • Genitourinary, Renal, and Reproductive: 14 – 16%
  • Musculoskeletal and Neurological: 12 – 14%
  • Hematological, Immunological, and Integumentary: 7 – 9%

The following Domains of Nursing Practice are covered on the exam:

  • Helping Role: 16 – 18%
  • Teaching/coaching function: 16 – 18%
  • Diagnostic and patient monitoring function: 23 – 25%
  • Administering/monitoring therapeutic interventions: 23 – 25%
  • Effective management of rapidly changing situations: 11 – 13%
  • Monitoring and ensuring quality of health care practices: 1 – 3%
  • Organizational and work-role competencies: 3 – 5%

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