5 FREE PANCE/PANRE Exam Practice Questions to Test Your Knowledge

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Are you preparing for your PANCE or PANRE exam? You might find yourself stressing over confusing concepts and minute details. There’s no need to stress – you just need to brush up on your skills to ensure you are ready for exam day. The best way to get in exam shape is by keeping your mind sharp with practice questions. We’ve gathered 5 PANCE/PANRE practice questions from the BoardVitals PANCE/PANRE exam review online question bank for you to try.

How did you do? Whether you answered them all correctly or stumbled over several of the questions, you’re on the right track with studying.

The PANCE is a five-hour exam that has a total of 300 multiple-choice questions, spread out over five sections. Each section consists of 60 items with 60 minutes to complete each section.

According to the NCCPA PANCE Blueprint, the following topics are covered:

Medical Content:

  • Cardiovascular System 13%
  • Dermatologic System 5%
  • Endocrine System 7%
  • Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat 7%
  • Gastrointestinal System/Nutrition 9%
  • Genitourinary System (Male and Female) 5%
  • Hematologic System 5%
  • Infectious Diseases 6%
  • Musculoskeletal System 8%
  • Neurologic System 7%
  • Psychiatry/Behavioral Science 6%
  • Pulmonary System 10%
  • Renal System 5%
  • Reproductive System (Male and Female) 7%

Task Categories:

  • History Taking and Performing Physical Examination 17%
  • Using Diagnostic and Laboratory Studies 12%
  • Formulating Most Likely Diagnosis 18%

Managing Patients:

  • Clinical Intervention 14%
  • Pharmaceutical Therapeutics 14%
  • Applying Basic Scientific Concepts 10%
  • Professional Practice 5%

The PANRE is a four-hour exam made up of 240 multiple choice questions spread out over four sections of 60 items with 60 minutes to complete each section. The PANRE is designed to assess basic medical and surgical knowledge. The PANRE requires a passing score of 379.

According to the NCCPA Content Blueprint for the PANRE, the following topics are covered:

  • Cardiovascular System 13%
  • Dermatologic System 6%
  • Endocrine System 6%
  • Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat 8%
  • Gastrointestinal System/Nutrition 11%
  • Genitourinary System 5%
  • Hematologic System 4%
  • Infectious Diseases 6%
  • Musculoskeletal System 9%
  • Neurologic System 7%
  • Psychiatry/Behavioral Science 5%
  • Pulmonary System 10%
  • Renal System 3%
  • Reproductive System 7%

BoardVitals PANCE/PANRE Exam Review Question Bank

Each question is written and reviewed by physician assistants who scored in the 99th percentile of their PA board exams and comes with detailed explanations and rationales for correct and incorrect responses. This gives you a comprehensive understanding of the topic covered in that question.

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