PNA preparation

Study for the PNA
with Lecturio

The Prova Nacional de Acesso (PNA) is a test required of all doctors, Portuguese or foreign, to get access to specialist medical training. Only in this way you can obtain the title of Specialist Doctor and practice medicine at any of the institutions of the National Health System.

The PNA aims to obtain an objective and transversal assessment of candidates for admission to the Medical Internship.

  • 150 Multiple Choice Questions (single best answer format)
  • Specialities most requested: Medicine (50%), Surgery (15%), Pediatrics (15%), Gynecology / Obstetrics (10%), Psychiatry (10%)
  • Questions focus on clinical reasoning and the application of clinical knowledge  acquired throughout the academic path
  • Exam Duration: 240 minutes, divided into two parts of 120 minutes each

Preparing for the PNA with Lecturio

  • Learn with over 220 hours of short, concise, and easy-to-follow video lectures by medical experts.
  • Discover our Medical Library with relevant articles for the PNA examinations.
  • Access 2000+ real-life clinical scenarios to test high-yield concepts and your clinical decision-making skills for the PNA examination. Learn from detailed explanations on correct and incorrect answer options, plus linked video lectures.
  • More than 9,000 quiz questions for an in-depth learning experience, similar to the multiple-choice questions on the PNA exam and connected to a smart retrieval system.
  • Use technology proven effective by learning science (several learning formats, including spaced repetition, problem-based learning, and more).
  • Create your own study plan and monitor your progress.
  • Access study strategies and techniques used by experienced upperclassmen.

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Students’ Lecturio Experience

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Video Library

Learn concepts effectively with short, concise, and easy-to-follow video lectures taught by teaching experts. Benefit from integrated quiz questions, 3D anatomy models, multi-lingual captions, and downloadable slides.


Extensive Medical Concept Library

Master new medical concepts and reinforce your knowledge on challenging topics using our comprehensive Concept Pages, created and peer-reviewed by US-trained physicians. Available any time, whether you are at home, in school, or at the hospital.

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Advanced Question Bank

Apply concepts by practicing clinical case questions and become familiar with actual test situations. Review the concepts with in-depth text explanations, linked video lectures, and First Aid® references. 

Smart Spaced Repetition

Retain key information better and improve your ability to recall key concepts with the aid of an adaptive algorithm, which tells you exactly what you need to repeat and when.

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Subjects/Topics covered on PNA