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.
- 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