I.⏳😅 Practice Exam-Bedside Patient Assessment
Physician's are ultimately responsible for decisions regarding when to initiate, change, or discontinue therapy yet Respiratory Therapists, as pulmonary specialists, provide a key role in this process. Therefore it is essential for Respiratory Therapists to competently gather and interpret relevant bedside patient data.
speciality areas of neonatal and pedidatric care (special certification in Neonatal and Pediatric Care is becoming more common at the state/provincial/national level). There are significant differences in the diseases, pathophysiologies, and function of respiratory assessment, management, support, and even equipment between adult and pediatric patients. Respiratory Therapists with advanced experience and skill in neonatal and pediatric care are invaluable to good team outcomes and in helping patients and parents understand the respiratory goals of each individual patient.
This Practice Exam will test your knowledge and skill in:
incidence and definitive diagnosis of RDS
cause and treatment for TTN (type II RDS), MAS, BPD, PPHN, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, SIDS, Bronchiolitis, Croup, Epiglotitis, CF
monitoring neonatal and pediatric patients
In the current environment of value-based care in which all health care providers must function at the “top of their license,” RTs are increasingly at the frontline of diagnosis and may be the first health care provider that
patients see in evaluation for dyspnea.
Bedside Assessment of the Patient Practice Exam
This is a "single-topic" Respiratory Care Practice Exam.
Study Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care 11e, Chapter 16, to prepare for this exam.
Healthcare Professionals are busy yet need to stay current with their knowledge and licensing. These Practice Exams are designed to provide a quick, focused assessment of your strengths and weaknesses. All questions are NBRC (National Board for Respiratory Care) level and based on reference textbooks used in accredited Respiratory Therapy College programs worldwide.
Pass is 75% and you are allowed 2 attempts. You will receive feedback linked to the learning outcomes that relate to best practices for this topic AFTER you compete the exam the second (2nd) time.
If your score is below 75% (0-74.9%) you will fail the exam and must pay for the exam again to repeat it.