Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Exam Guide
The NBCRNA administers the National Certification Examination (NCE) to measure the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for entry-level nurse anesthesia practitioners. The NCE for registered nurse anesthetists is a variable-length computerized adaptive test. The examination is for entry into nurse anesthesia practice. Each candidate will take at least 100 questions — 70 questions representing the NCE content outline and 30 random, non-graded pretest questions. The maximum number of questions is 170 questions, which includes the 30 random, non-graded pretest questions. Candidates are allotted a maximum of three hours for testing.
I. Basic Sciences (25%)
II. Equipment, Instrumentation and Technology (15%)
III. Basic Principles of Anesthesia (30%)
IV. Advanced Principles of Anesthesia (30%)
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