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ANCC Certification Exam Study Guide

The American Nurse Credentialing Center certification exam or the ANCC examination is for the registered nurses who have completed the graduation in acute care in NP and have gained the masters, post masters or the doctorate degree in the nursing field. To be eligible for appearing for the ANCC certification exam the candidate must have completed 500 clinical hours of practice in acute care.

ANCC exam format

The ANCC examination has 175 questions in total. 150 out of that are scored while the other 25 are the pretest questions for the future references. The candidates who don’t clear this examination receive an account pinpointing their weaknesses through the examination. The subject matter of the examination includes the following topics:

Acute and chronic illness, including questions about particular system health issues, psychosocial health conditions and frequently found issues with acute care
  • Clinical management
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • NP and patient relationship
  • Professional role and policy
  • Employing research

ANCC certification exam preparation and study guide

A good ANCC study guide is what you need for this examination. For the better preparation of the examination you need to prepare yourself and keep your self update with all the concepts and content of the examination. Effective time management and revision plans can also help you enhance your chances of getting through the examination.


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