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A&P Assessment

Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) assessment

A student's mastery of the 13 key Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) areas can help predict success in nursing school.

ATl's A&P Assessment can help ensure all students have a solid foundation in this topic before starting your program.

Program features

  • Determine students' mastery of basic principles related to key A&P topic areas.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of nursing students who have previously taken an A&P course.
  • Indicate the need to retake A&P if a student's score is lower than the institution's benchmark for admission.
  • Faculty receives both individual and group reports to determine students' areas of deficit in A&P.
  • Reporting informs faculty if student scores are meeting institution and national benchmarks.

Assessment content outline

  • The proctored assessment is based on 211 A&P objectives verified by survey responses from more than 114 nurse educators in a nationwide sample.
  • The ATI A&P Assessment includes 70 scored questions and 10 unscored questions. To ensure content mastery, the assessment asks a minimum of 5 questions for each of the 13 body systems/functions.

The proctored assessment consists of 70 items plus 10 pre-test items evaluating 13 topic areas.

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Endocrine System
  • Fluids & Electrolytes/Acid-Base Balance
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Hematological System
  • Immunological System
  • Integumentary System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Reproductive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Sensory and Neurological System
  • Urinary System
  • Cells & Tissues

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