Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Study Guide & Practice Test


  • Candidates must posses a valid RN license from the United States, or its territory or a recognized equivalent from another country.
  • Candidates must posses at least 2 years of full time RN experience
  • Candidates must have acquired at least 2,000 clinical practice hours within the past 3 years in a medical surgical nursing field
  • Candidates must have completed at least 30 continuing education hours in medical nursing in the past three years


  • Candidates can register all year round and schedule a 90 day test window, exam location and date
  • Candidates should download registration forms and mail completed forms along with necessary documents and payment to:American Nurses Credentialing Centre

P.O. Box 791333
Baltimore, MD 21279-1333

Exam Content

  • Development
  • Communication
  • Basic and Applied Science
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Delivery of Care
  • Nursing Process
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Management/Leadership

Exam Structure

  • The exam is a computer based with 175 multiple choice questions
  • Only 150 questions are scored as 25 are used as future pretest questions

Other Information

•  Registration fee for the exam is $390 and $270 for American Nurses Association Members

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Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Study Guide

Complete Medical Surgical Nurse Study Guide with Practice Questions

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Pages: 184
ISBN: 978-1610720137
Language English

Published by:Mometrix Study Guides
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Date Published: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Date Modified: Monday, January 21st, 2019

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