Anesthesia saudi pearson vue exam:Pattern and Books to Study

If you are looking to work as an anaesthetist in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, you need to pass the Pearson vue licencing Exam under the Saudi Commission for Health Specialities(scfhs).


After passing the examination you need to do registration procedures with scfhs.

Anesthesia saudi pearson vue exam pattern and duration

The exam is going to be in a multi-choice format. There will be 100 multiple-choice questions and the duration of the test will be 2.5 hours.Anaesthetist

Anaesthetist minimum eligibility requirements

The  candidate must have postgraduate degree in Anesthesia.(MD/DNB).

How to book examination

Visit Pearson vue website >here<.

Topic distribution 

1.Airway 5% ​

2.Respiratory and Thoracic​ 9%

3.Cardiac and Vascular ​  9%

​4. Neurosurgical ​8%

5.Obstetrics 6%​

​6. Neonatal and Pediatric 6%​

​7. Liver and Kidney ​7%


​8. ENT and Ophthalmology 7%​

9.Trauma and Burns ​9%

10.Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Epidural and Spinal ​7%

11.Critical Care Medicine ​7%

12.Acute and Chronic Pain ​6%

13.Endocrine ​5%

14.Orthopedic Surgery ​  4%

15.Ethics and Medicolegal Issues  5%

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Passing score

The passing score needed for Anesthesia saudi pearson vue exam is 55% as per SCFHS for registrar.Anaesthetist saudi

Books to study

1.Clinical Anesthesiology: Morgan and Mikhail’s, Latest Edition.

2.Stoelting’s Anaesthesia and Co-Existing Disease: Roberta L. Hines MD, Latest Edition.

3.Clinical Anaesthesia (Clinical Anesthesia (Barash) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.

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4.Anaesthesia, Ronald D. Miller (Churchill Livingstone), Latest Edition.

5.Essentials of Anesthesiology, Chung and Lam (W.B. Saunders Company), Latest Edition.

6.The ICU Book, Paul L. Marino (Williams and Wilkins), Latest Edition.