Board Review Questions of the Week – Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiovascular Disorders, electrocardiography, ST elevation

A 58-year-old man presents with chest pain consistent with an acute coronary syndrome. Electrocardiography (ECG) is obtained (see Figure). Figure. Reproduced from Life in the Fastlane. Left main occlusion. You think that the patient is a candidate for coronary artery bypass surgery instead of an emergent percutaneous coronary intervention because of the findings you observe on ECG. What finding on … Read More

Release Announcement: Updated PA CAQ – EM Course for 2019

Kelly SeagravesPersonal Education

Med-Challenger, PA CAQ EM

The Certificate of Added Qualifications in Emergency Medicine, or PA CAQ EM, is a specialty credential that physician assistants can earn to demonstrate they have experience, skills and knowledge in emergency medicine. Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, has released a new, fully updated version of our Med-Challenger PA CAQ – EM program that closely follows the NCCPA Emergency … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Xanthoma

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Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Xanthoma, Lipid Profile, Lipid Disorder, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertriglyceridemia

A 35-year-old woman with no known long-term medical conditions presents to you for her annual physical examination. She does not have any symptoms. She denies smoking, alcohol use, or using illicit drugs. She does not have a family history of coronary artery disease at a young age. Her vital signs are: blood pressure 125/80 mm Hg, pulse 75 beats/minute, respiratory … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Sexually Transmitted Infections

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Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Sexually Transmitted Infections, STI

A 22-year-old woman presents with vaginal discharge that she has had for several weeks. On examination, you note purulent discharge from the os of the cervix and a friable cervix. She is minimally tender on bimanual examination, is not febrile, and she has a normal white blood cell count. You collect swabs of the discharge to test for chlamydia and … Read More

Author Spotlight: Dr. Scott J. Akin, Family Medicine

Kelly SeagravesFamily Medicine, Personal Education

Med-Challenger Medical Education Author Spotlight

Med-Challenger has been producing high-quality medical education products for over 25 years. If there’s one thing we know, it’s that accurate, up-to-date content is king. Given the fact that medicine is constantly changing, so too must our content. To achieve that ongoing quality objective, it takes specialized knowledge, experience, talent, and commitment from the best medical educators available today. Today … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Cervical Ripening Agents

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Med-Challenger, Question of the Week, Free Board Review Questions, Medical Education

A 30-year-old gravida 1 para 0 woman presents at 41 weeks of gestation for induction of labor. She has no significant medical or surgical history, and her pregnancy has been uncomplicated. On vaginal examination, her cervix is unfavorable. Fetal status is reassuring. Before starting this patient’s induction, how should you counsel her regarding different agents for cervical ripening? Misoprostol, dinoprostone, … Read More

Med-Challenger Content Updates – September 2018

Kelly SeagravesGroup Education & Training, Personal Education

Take a look at all the clinical education content updates Med-Challenger completed in September 2018. Med-Challenger’s team of practicing physician educators and medical editors review and update product content daily to ensure we provide the most up-to-date information and review questions in all products at all times. Updates are typically specialty-specific and are applied seamlessly to live course content daily. … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Anemia

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Med-Challenger, Anemia, Free Board Review Question, Board Review, Online Board Review, Question of the Week, Quick Quiz, Online Medical Education

A 42-year-old woman has had morning stiffness in multiple joints as well as redness and swelling. She has felt fatigued and has had a low-grade fever. On examination, she has synovitis, most prominently in her hands. Her erythrocyte sedimentation rate is elevated. Her white blood cell count is normal, but she is anemic, with a hemoglobin level of 9 g/dL. … Read More

Family Nurse Practitioner FNP Board Certification Information

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Med-Challenger, FNP, FNP Certification, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Board Review

There are two certification options: Additional resources: Med-Challenger FNP – Family Nurse Practitioner Qbank contains 2,000 questions and in-depth explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices.  Try it for free. Med-Challenger offers online nursing education courses for pass-guaranteed ANCC, AANP, & AAENP nursing exam review and CE requirements for nurse practitioners. With Med-Challenger, you can assemble everything your nursing career requires – … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Seizures

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Seizures, Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions

A 49-year-old man with small-cell lung cancer presents with a new-onset seizure that occurred at home. Computed tomography (CT) of the brain shows a low attenuation area in the right parietal area (see Figure). Figure. Which of the following statements are correct about seizures in patients with cancer? Seizures are more common with brain tumors in the parietal, temporal, or … Read More