AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Review Question Bank
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“I think these questions would provide an excellent review for the AGACNP exam. The body system/category grouping allows individuals to focus on specific areas of concern or to take a variety of questions more like the actual exam. The explanations are helpful and provide a good rationale and learning points. I would suggest that users use this resource for several months prior to their exam in order to master the content and to get used to taking a lengthy exam such as the AGACNP exam. This would also be an excellent resource for schools to prepare their students for the exam and to increase their pass rate.”K. Wright
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AACN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP Board Review Topics Covered:
- Infectious Disease
- Endocrinology & Metabolism
- General Medicine
- Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care
- Allergy and Immunology
- Musculoskeletal System
- Advanced Health and Physical Assessment
- Advanced Pharmacology
- Research and Evidence-Based Practice
- Eye, Ear, and Skin
- Professional Caring and Ethical Practice
Gabriela Nakano is a UCLA alumni and currently a certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Cardiology/ICU. She is an experienced nurse educator and has been a wonderful addition to our editorial team.
About the AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNPC-AG) Exam
The ACNPC-AG is an entry-level exam for acute care nurse practitioners to meet the specialized needs of adult-gerontology patients (young adults, older adults and frail elderly) with complex acute and/or chronic health conditions.
What is tested on the AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNPC-AG) Exam?
According to the AACN ACNPC-AG Exam Handbook, the exam covers the following topics:
- Clinical Judgement 79%
- Cardiovascular 17%
- Pulmonary 11%
- Endocrine 5%
- Musculoskeletal 4%
- Hematology/Immunology/Oncology 5%
- Neurology 7%
- Gastrointestinal 5%
- Renal/Genitourinary 6%
- Integumentary 2%
- Multisystem 10%
- Psychosocial/Behavioral/Cognitive Health 4%
- Professional Caring and Ethical Practice 21%
- Advocacy/Moral Agency 3%
- Caring Practices 4%
- Collaboration 3%
- Systems Thinking 3%
- Response to Diversity 2%
- Clinical Inquiry 4%
- Facilitation of Learning 2%
How many questions are on the AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNPC-AG) Exam?
The ACNPC-AG exam is three-and-a-half (3.5) hours and consists of 175 multiple-choice questions. Of the 175 multiple choice questions, 150 are scored.
Do I need to take an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner review course?
The BoardVitals Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Question Bank is intended to provide both practice and assessment with board-style questions, as well as learning and remediation through detailed explanations. These evidence-based rationales cover not only the best answer, but also the incorrect answers to provide context for your learning.