NAPLEX Exam Practice Questions

These are selected free practice questions from the Board Vitals NAPLEX question bank. Sample NAPLEX Exam Questions Question 1. Nervous System ID 34244 Which one of the following is not an etiology of provoked seizure? Hypoxia Sleep deprivation Fever Hyperglycemia

NAPLEX Board Exam Sample Question

When first analyzing a question, I always read the entire question first without looking at the answers. The first answer that pops into your head is usually correct. If your initial answer is an answer listed go with that and

How to Pass the 2015 Gastroenterology Board Exam

The GI exam does have a fairly high pass rate (usually over 90%). But there are still people that fail. It’s important to look at factors that can help pull you above that bottom 10%. Advice for the GI Board

How the Role of the Health Science Librarian Has Changed

I had the pleasure of talking to well over a hundred health science librarians and program directors this year at MLA. Health science librarians are sharp – it’s a group that has adapted well to the needs of students over

Top Categories to Study on the Internal Medicine Board Exam

The Internal Medicine Board Examination (IMBE) is getting tougher. There is more and more information, and there are breakthroughs in internal medicine, to add to the growing body of knowledge and for potential inclusion in the IMBE. There is no

5 of the Most Overlooked Topics on the Radiology Board Review

Here are some of the topics that people least expect to show up on the radiology boards, but they are important and are likely to show up on Core exam day. We will be posting more in future posts, but

The 5 Hardest Sections on the Emergency Medicine Boards

The five most difficult areas of the Emergency Medicine Boards are usually going to be the five areas that you spent the least time reviewing, reviewed in the most distant period, or that you just never quite understood. If there

Top 10 Hottest Study Topics for the ABOto Exam

Preparing for the ABOto Qualifying Exam is a daunting task. It is both overwhelming and impossible to master every testable topic. In many respects, the exam is very similar to the ABOto In-Training Exam in that it is unpredictable! After

Passing the ENT (Otolaryngology Written Boards)

Preparation for the written Otolaryngology Boards starts with the beginning of your Otolaryngology training. Reading should become a daily routine. Pasha and K.J. Lee texts will help you to structure the framework of knowledge, and reading more comprehensive references (Cummings

Passing the ENT Oral Board Exams

The American education system testing is largely based on multiple choice questions. The ENT Oral Board Examination may seem intimidating, as it differs from the conventional test-taking norms. The unfamiliarity of the examination format, large body of information covered (encompasses

Tips and Resources for the ABPN Board Exam

How to get through the ABPN Exams? Start studying during your internships, at least one year prior to the exam. Prepare for each part and each section of the questionnaire thoroughly. is a great resource for identifying potential problem

OBGYN Topics on the Board Exam

Each year we conduct a survey on what was unexpected on the Board Exam (which allows us to improve our OBGYN question bank) This list is based on feedback we heard from students on the exam: ‘There is no need

Tips and Tricks for the ABOto Qualifying Exam

Guest Post by Parker Velargo, MD The process of preparing for the ABOto Qualifying Exam can be quite overwhelming without adequate organization and insight. The most grounded realization one can make early on in the preparatory process is that you

An Insider’s Guide to the Pathology Boards

This post was contributed by a guest who recently passed their boards The best way to prepare for the Pathology Boards is to be really involved in your rotations throughout residency. Be ready for signout: write up all your cases,

10 High Yield Content Areas for the OBGYN Shelf Exam

Urinary Incontinence As with most of the items on this list, urinary incontinence in female patients has a workable differential of etiologies. Furthermore, it is a fairly common presentation that you can expect to see on the wards and in

Is Medical School a Million Dollar Mistake?

The below article was written by Daniel Lambert, CEO of Board Vitals, and featured on The Huffington Post. “I should have been a bus driver instead of a doctor” announced a friend of mine at a recent dinner. “I made

Study Tips for the Psychiatry NBME Shelf Exam

The Psychiatry NBME shelf exam is considered to be one of the easiest exams in the NBME series. As a result, students sometimes do not adequately prepare for the exam, and their inadequate preparation is reflected in their scores. Although

10 Tips and Tricks for the NCLEX PN exam

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the directions of physicians (doctors and surgeons) and registered nurses in a variety of healthcare settings. Individuals attend accredited LPN training programs with such courses as pharmacology, nursing, biology and supervised practicums in

Top 5 Tips for the Family Nurse Practitioner Exam

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) administers the the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam. This certification shares common links to the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation that includes licensure, accreditation, certification and education. After successful completion of the certification exam,

Top Ten Tips for Taking the NBSTSA Surgical Technology Exam

Surgical Technologists take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certification exam. The test contains 200 questions (with 175 used to compute passing scores) and 71.5 percent passed in 2014. Candidates must correctly answer 118 of the