Family Nurse Practitioner Board Review Practice Questions

These are free sample practice questions selected from the Board Vitals Family Nurse Practitioner Question Bank. Sample Family Nurse Practitioner Board Review Questions Question 1: Pharmacology ID 20266 A 53 year-old female with recently diagnosed hypertension presents to her primary

Emergency Medicine Board Review Practice Questions

These free EM practice questions are selected from the Board Vitals emergency medicine board review study guide. Sample Emergency Medicine Questions Question 1. ID 30856 What is the most common area for anterior epistaxis? Kiesselbach’s plexus Woodruff’s plexus Sphenopalatine foramen

Pharmaceutical Calculations on the NAPLEX Exam

One of the biggest challenges I faced and a point of confusion going into the NAPLEX was concerning calculations. Personal calculators are not permitted during the NAPLEX. I thought that the NAPLEX calculations would either not require a calculator or

How to Pass the 2015 Internal Medicine Shelf Exam

The Internal Medicine Shelf Exam is definitely one of the more difficult ones. The concepts are not particularly tricky – there aren’t many oddball Clinical presentations as the NBME tends to keep it straightforward. The difficult part of the exam

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

How To Breakdown and Analyze A NAPLEX Exam 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

How to Pass the 2015 Pediatric Shelf Exam

The Pediatric Shelf Exam is probably one of the easiest shelf exams in my opinion. There are great prep resources as well as a lot of available information about the exam. However, there is typically a time crunch on this

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