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Medical-Surgical Nurse Prep Course

Ace the Medical-Surgical Nurse Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)

We include multiple full-length practice tests with hundreds of practice questions.
All lessons are adapted from our highly reviewed study guide.
Watch instructional videos on dozens of complex concepts.
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Take our practice tests and be quizzed after lessons. Gain confidence!
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Assessment and Diagnosis

Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

Professional Role

Count The Reasons
Get access to content from the best-reviewed study guide available.
Our course includes a flashcard mode with 350 content cards to help you study.
6 Full Tests
With 1050+ practice questions and lesson reviews, you can test yourself again and again, to build confidence.
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Course Outline
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Medical-Surgical Nurse Pretest


Welcome to the Mometrix Medical-Surgical Nurse Course!
Study Tips and Test-Taking Strategies
5 Secret Keys to Medical-Surgical Nurse Test Success5 Topics
Lesson Content
Secret Key #1: Plan Big, Study Small
Secret Key #2: Make Your Studying Count
Secret Key #3: Practice the Right Way
Secret Key #4: Pace Yourself
Secret Key #5: Have a Plan for Guessing
Test-Taking Strategies3 Topics
Lesson Content
Question Strategies
Answer Choice Strategies
General Strategies
Subject Material
Assessment and Diagnosis25 Topics
Lesson Content
Nursing Process
Health History Collection
Physical Assessment
Cardiovascular Assessment: Assessment of the Cardiovascular System & Electrocardiogram
Cardiovascular Assessment: Cardiac Output & Assessment of Lower Extremities
Respiratory Assessment
Endocrine Assessment
Neurological Assessment
Gastrointestinal Assessment
Genitourinary Assessment
Musculoskeletal Assessment
Integumentary Assessment
Pain Assessment: Pathophysiology of Pain & Adverse Systemic Effects of Pain
Pain Assessment: Pain Assessment Tools & Barriers to Optimal Pain Assessments
Geriatric Assessment
Psychological Assessment
Abuse and Neglect
Fluids and Electrolytes
Acid Base Imbalances
Cardiovascular Diagnostics
Endocrine Diagnostics
Hematologic Diagnostics
Neurological Diagnostics
Gastrointestinal Diagnostics
Genitourinary Diagnostics
Planning, Implementation and Evaluation70 Topics
Lesson Content
Nursing Care Plan
Postoperative Complications: PONV & Thromboembolism
Postoperative Complications: Stages of Blood Loss/Hypovolemia & Sources of Infection
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Myocardial Infarctions & Aortic Aneurysms
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Cardiogenic Shock & Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Dysrhythmias Part 1
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Dysrhythmias Part 2
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Dysrhythmias Part 3
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Heart Failure & Endocarditis
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology: Acute Pericarditis & Aortic Stenosis
Cardiovascular Procedures and Interventions: Cardioversion & Pacemakers
Cardiovascular Procedures and Interventions: Arterial Line Insertion & Vascular Interventions
Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Diuretics & Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Inotropic Agents & Pharmacologic Measures to Maximize Perfusion
Respiratory Pathophysiology: Acute Pulmonary Embolism & Acute Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Pathophysiology: Pneumonia & COPD
Respiratory Pathophysiology: Chronic Ventilatory Failure
Respiratory Procedures and Interventions
Respiratory Pharmacology
Endocrine Pathophysiology: Diabetes Mellitus & Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Endocrine Pathophysiology: Acute Adrenal Insufficiency & Hyperthyroidism
Endocrine Pharmacology
Immunologic Pathophysiology
Immunologic Pharmacology
Hematologic Pathophysiology
Hematological Procedures and Interventions
Hematologic Pharmacology
Neurological Pathophysiology: Encephalopathies & Hydrocephalus
Neurological Pathophysiology: Neuromuscular Disorders
Neurological Pathophysiology: Seizure Disorders & Strokes
Neurological Procedures and Interventions
Neurological Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Peritonitis & Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Peptic Ulcer Disease & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Hepatic Cirrhosis & Hernias
Gastrointestinal Procedures and Interventions
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Genitourinary Pathophysiology: Urinary Incontinence & Chronic Kidney Disease
Genitourinary Pathophysiology: Phimosis and Paraphimosis & PID
Genitourinary Procedures and Interventions
Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology: Falls & Lumbosacral Pain
Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology: Fractures and Dislocations & Compartment Syndrome
Musculoskeletal Procedures and Interventions
Functional Status and Rehabilitation
Integumentary Pathophysiology
Integumentary Procedures and Interventions
Integumentary Pharmacology
Ear, Nose, and Throat Pathophysiology: Peritonsillar Abscess & Foreign Bodies
Ear, Nose, and Throat Pathophysiology: Otitis Media & Meniere’s Disease
Multisystem Pathophysiology: Range of Severe Infection & Septic Shock
Multisystem Pathophysiology: Hypothermia & Fibromyalgia
Multisystem Procedures and Interventions
Infectious Diseases: Viral Infections & Bacterial Infections
Infectious Diseases: Vector-Borne and Parasitic Infections
Pharmacologic Pain Management: WHO Pain Ladder
Pharmacologic Pain Management: Ketamine & Treating Bone Pain
Geriatric Pathophysiology
Geriatric Pharmacology
Psychosocial Pathophysiology: Personality Disorder & Anxiety Disorders
Psychosocial Pathophysiology: Stress & Violence and Aggression
Psychosocial Interventions
Psychosocial Pharmacology
Education Topics: Kurt Lewin & Bloom’s Taxonomy
Education Topics: Educational Goals, Objectives, and Plans & Teaching Elderly Patients
Patient Safety Measures
Non-Pharmacologic Treatments: Complementary Therapy & Temperature-Controlled Therapies
Non-Pharmacologic Treatments: Therapeutic Ultrasound & Rehabilitation
Medication Interactions and Adverse Effects
Health and Wellness Promotion: Health Promotion & Healthy Nutrition Principles
Health and Wellness Promotion: Types of Vaccines
Professional Role6 Topics
Lesson Content
Therapeutic Communication
Cultural Characteristics
Nursing Ethics
Nursing Research
Evidence-Based Practice
Tell Us What You Think
Medical-Surgical Nurse Course Feedback
Bonus Content
Guide to Effective Studying6 Topics
Lesson Content
Taking Notes
Where and How to Study
Scheduling Study Time
Reading Methods
Exam Day
How to Overcome Test Anxiety
Medical-Surgical Nurse Flashcards

Practice Tests

Practice Test 1
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 2
Practice Test 3
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 3
Practice Test 4
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 4
Practice Test 5
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 5
Practice Test 6
Medical-Surgical Nurse Practice Test 6
Mometrix Med-Surg Course Reviews

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Medical-Surgical Nurse Prep Course by Mometrix


Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Physical Assessment
  • Neurological Assessment
  • Pain Assessment
  • And More

Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

  • Nursing Care Planning
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • And More

Professional Role

  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Nursing Ethics
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • And More


Study Guide

Get access to content from the best-reviewed study guide available.

Track Your Progress

Our customized course allows you to check off content you have studied or feel confident with.

6 Full-Length Practice Tests

With 1050+ practice questions and lesson reviews, you can test yourself again and again to build confidence.


Our course includes a flashcard mode consisting of 350 content cards.
99.99 (billed monthly)
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