The CCRN® test requires you to have skills above the level of an RN, and the knowledge tested is specific to the critical care field of nursing. These free practice questions for the CCRN exam will help you assess yourself in terms of your readiness for this test. Check them out today!
Questions about this area of critical care nursing occupy about 18% of the test. Everything about caring for a critically ill patient with cardiovascular issues is subject to assessment. You’ll need to know the differences between different conditions and diseases and how to use medical resources to care for these patients. Basic to this is a thorough understanding of how the cardiovascular system works and what to do if something malfunctions.
On the CCRN® exam, about 20% of the questions will address this area of nursing. This area involves a wide array of body systems and symptoms. You’ll need to know signs of distress involving multiple organs and how to treat them, in patients with both acute occurrences and chronic diseases.
About 14% of the questions on the CCRN® exam involve topics in this area of nursing. Here’s an area where you get to put together knowledge and skills regarding a number of body systems in an effort to care for critically ill patients. You will also need to pull from your knowledge of other specific areas of critical care nursing.
The CCRN® exam uses about 13% of the questions to assess your knowledge and skills in this area of nursing. From body to mind, this section covers physical as well as psychological illnesses and requires you to draw on your knowledge of them all. The fact that any of these conditions are causing the patient to be labeled “critical care” makes your knowledge and skills even more valuable.
A full 20% of the questions on the CCRN® exam assess your understanding of ethics and professional behavior. These questions test your ability to function as a critical care nurse while attending to things like diversity, advocacy, collaboration with other professionals, and several other concepts required in good nursing at the critical care level.
Approximately 17% of the CCRN® test questions will assess your knowledge and skills in this area of critical care nursing. Basically, it involves the process of breathing and knowing the difference between symptoms of various pulmonary ailments, including how to treat them. This also involves knowing the causes of such ailments and what you can do, as a nurse, to help the patient toward recovery.