PANCE/PANRE Review Resources

 

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WHAT YOUR PEERS THINK!!!!

Between October and November 2012 AAPA surveyed certified PAs to gain insights on the usefulness of PANCE/PANRE review materials. We asked PAs to rate some of the popular review materials in terms of usefulness.A whopping 2,844 PAs shared their opinion with us.For each review material listed below we include the following information:

  1. The number of PAs who used the review material
  2. The percentage of PAs who found the review material useful

PANCE/PANRE Review Resources

Review Books

A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants
Fifth Edition Now Available!
The new, fifth edition of A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants is the foremost trusted preparation resource for the PANCE and PANRE. The text features high-yield outline-format review and pretest and post-test questions based on the blueprint of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Developed and endorsed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), this edition’s content reflects up-to-date information and has been reviewed and validated by subject matter experts working in the field.
March 2014
Editors: Claire B O'Connell, MPH, PA-C
Price: $64.99
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JB Review: Physician Assistant Review Guide
First Edition
April 2009 -- ISBN: 0763752665
Authors: David Paulk, EdD, PA-C, and Donna Agnew, MT, PA-C
Pages: 512
Price: $59.95
Order a copy online, or contact Jones and Bartlett Customer Service, 800-832-0034, ext. 8197

Thumbs Up 58% found material useful (169 used material) 

 Physician Assistant Exam Review: Pearls of Wisdom 

Fourth Edition
April 2010 -- ISBN: 0071627715 / 9780071627719
Authors: Daniel Thibodeau andScott H. Plantz
Pages: 512
Price: $49.95
Order a copy online, or contact McGraw Hill, Customer Service by email or phone, 877-833-5524

Thumbs Up 56% found material useful (339 used material) 


 Davis' Physician Assistant Exam Review: Focused Review for the PANCE and PANRE
June 2008 -- ISBN: 0803618735
Author: Morton A. Diamond
Pages: 263
Price: $39.95
Order a copy online or contact F. A. Davis Co. 800-323-3555

Thumbs Up 68% found material useful (388 used material) 


 Physician Assistant Board Review: Certification and Recertification with Online Exam Simulation
July 2006 -- ISBN: 1416025987
Author: James Van Rhee, MS, PA-C
Pages: 448
Price: $61.95
Order a copy online or contact Elsevier Publishing, 800-545-2522

Thumbs Up 73% found material useful (710 used material) 

 Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 

Eighteenth Edition
July 2011 -- ISBN: 978-0071748896
Editors: Dan L. Longo, MD, Dennis L. Kasper, MD, J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Stephen L, Hauser, MD and Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Pages: 448
Price: $166.73
Order a copy online 

Thumbs Up 53% found material useful (731 used material) 

 

Practice Exams

NCCPA Practice Exams

NCCPA offers practice exams to assist PAs in the preparation for PANCE and PANRE. The questions help PAs assess their relative strengths and weaknesses, to direct their study efforts and to familiarize themselves with the type of questions encountered in the actual certifying examination.
Learn more and access NCCPA's practice exams 

Thumbs Up 77% found material useful (1,983 used material) 


 Med-Challenger PANRE: Physician Assistant Recertification PANRE Exam Review
Med-Challenger PANRE provides a PANCE-style self-assessment question-and-answer library online and travel disc package
Price: $595
Order a copy online 

Thumbs Up 48% found material useful (157 used material) 

 PAEasy 

PAEasy contains 1,200 questions and answers that simulate the PANCE and PANRE, with full explanations. PAEasy can be subscribed for eitherone orthree months.
Price for one-month subscription: $79
Price for three-month subscription: $139
Order a copy online 

Thumbs Up 64% found material useful (169 used material) 

 Exam Master 

Exam Mater's provides 300 question and explanations to simulate the PANCE or PANRE. Exam Master has two available options, each containing different questions distributed overfive blocks of 60 questions each. Test questions are organized and presented based on the distribution provided in the NCCPA PANCE blueprint.
Price for single-user version/ Exam Master online: $19.99 for 60 days
Price for iPhone app: $19.99
Order a copy online 

Thumbs Up 62% found material useful (416 used material) 


 Kaplan's PANCE/PANRE Qbank
Kaplan's PANCE/PANRE Qbank provides 1,200 questions and explanations. Each question is mapped to the NCCPA blueprint.
Price for one-month subscription: $99
Price for 12 months: $199
Order a copy online 

Thumbs Up 75% found material useful (373 used material) 

 

PANCE/PANRE Online or Self Study Review Courses

HELP PANCE PANRE Review 

This review offers complete concise review of all NCCPA blueprint topics in an interactive online format. Access is available with computer, tablet iPad or smartphone via internet. Over 4200 questions in formats geared towards quick understanding are included. The 2014 upgrade also includes the FA Davis PA Exam Review in an online format at no extra charge. 100% money back guarantee is offered if you do not pass your exam.
Price: $324.95
Approved for 40 Category 1 CME credits

URL: www.helpzebra.com 

 UMDNJ Physician Assistant Certification & Recertification Examination Review Course
The UMDNJ PA Program now offers an online version of its popular comprehensive live review course, which was recorded in June 2012. The content includes all topics on the NCCPA blueprint and includes practice questions to enhance performance on the PANCE/PANRE. Allows MP3 downloads to media players and CDs.
Price:$349
Approved for 27.25 Category 1 CME credits
Expires Jan. 15, 2014

Thumbs Up 80% found material useful (191 used material) 

 Emory University Home Study Board Review DVD Course 

DVD set for Windows 8/7/XP/Vista and Apple/Mac computers with DVD players. DVD has bonus MP3 audio files for download to iPod or other music player, M4V video files for Android, iPhone iPad and iPod Touch PDAs, and smartphones. Contains PDF handouts, practice test with answers and CME test. Includes two weeks of PANCE and PANRE electronic practice tests, using ExamMaster Online. The Emory University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 36 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.
Available Jan 1, 2013 - Jan. 1, 2016
Price: $390
(Discounts available for PA students, PA programs, Emory Alumni, GAPA and active military)
Order a set online 

Thumbs Up 77% found material useful (222 used material) 


 Hippo PANCE/PANRE Board Review for the Physician Assistant
Hippo Education now offers an online PANCE/PANRE review course. This course is a combination of fun, entertainment and a high quality of medical education. The online material is available for 12 months. All of the content is available on demand by streaming, download and PDF. It is iPad and iPhone compatible.
Approved for 39.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits
Expires: May 2013
Price: $495
Order a set online 

Thumbs Up 61% found material useful (88 used material) 

 

Additonal Review Resources

National Medical Series for Independent Study: Surgery
Fifth Edition
April 2007 -- ISBN: 0781759013
Editors: Bruce Jarrell and R. A. Carabasi
Pages: 645
Price: $42.95
Order a copy online or contact Lippincot, Williams & Wilkins at 800-638-0672

National Medical Series for Independent Study: Medicine
Sixth Edition
November 2007 -- ISBN: 0781769752
Editor: Susan Wolfsthal
Price: $42.95
Order a copy online or contact Lippincot, Williams & Wilkins at 800-638-0672

 
Thumbs Up 45% found material useful (76 used material) 

Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) 14
Available in print, CD-ROM and online
Prices vary
Additional information, including version release dates, is available 

Thumbs Up 63% found material useful (135 used material) 

 

 

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