who wish to work in Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates(UAE) would always encounter the word HAAD certificate as one of the major
requirements. The emirate of Abu Dhabirequires all medical professionals who wish to work in their area of
jurisdiction to be registered at Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD).
It aims to provide a solid
foundation for licensing health professionals in Abu Dhabi by the use of assessment tools that measure core and specialist competencies
required for each professional group.
The HAAD certificate
gives a nurse or other medical workers the license to practice their profession
in Abu Dhabi. Nurses
who took and passed the HAAD-RN exam can legally be deployed in any private
health care facilities in Abu Dhabi.
In a lot of ways, the HAAD is similar to National Council Licensure Examination
for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
The HAAD exam can be taken in any Pearson Vue testing
centers, the same system that conducts the examination for NCLEX.
The HAAD-RN Exam
The HAAD-RN exam is composed of 150 multiple choice items.
One must answer all questions in 180 minutes or 3 hours.
The test items in HAAD are quite similar to NCLEX so those who are about to take the HAAD exam can use the review materials for
NCLEX. Nurses who have taken the HAAD-RN exam said that it is a lot easier than
NCLEX. However, it doesn’t mean that it is very easy too. The questions in
HAAD-RN exam aim to show the nurses’ basic and fundamental knowledge about the nursing
Topics and Questions
that may be asked in HAAD-RN exam:
- Congenital heart defects
(cyanotic or acyanotic), heart auscultation sound or murmur
- Vfib, Afib, Vtach, SVT and
corresponding drugs like amiodarone, lidocaine, atropine sulfate etc.
- Diabetes Mellitus, also
insulins (their peak hours), hypoglycemia
- Drugs like Inderal, digoxin,
asthma drugs, mannitol
- BPUD (gastic and duodenal)
- Fundamentals: charting,
erasure of wrong-entry of data, drug preparation and administration, drug
computation, IVF computation, NGT feeding
- Pain management
- Dehydration in
Maternal nursing: boggy uterus, abortion
Nsg. intervention for increased ICP
- Wound dressing and healing
- Stages of burns
- Psychia: days before the
effectivity of antipsychotic drugs, bipolar mood dso., antisocial
personality disorder, defense mechanisms
- CPR, choking (BLS)
- Nephrotic syndrome
- CAT scan, x-ray
- AnaPhysio of skeletal system
- Total hip replacement
- Ventricular fibrillation
- Obsessive Compulsive
disorder, Manic disorder
- Computation and conversion
mg-mcg then desire dose/stock dose x ml
- IV drip rate computation
- Nursing Care Plan/SOAPIE
- Senior Nurse liability if
mentoring the junior nurse.
- Cardiac Problems
More information about the HAAD exam
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