clinical skills

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  1. rs_med_student

    how do i deal with Murmurs ?

    i'm about to finish my 4th year in med school (our course is 6 years) one thing that really irritates me is the way physical exam is so glorified and they keep telling us hypothetical stuff about murmurs and stuff (murmur timing, change with position and maneuvers and such) when in reality...
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    MD Army HPSP Student: Step 1 score too low for OB/Gyn?

    Current M3, into my 6 month family medicine rotation and I've had the chance to shadow in various specialties. After working with an OB/Gyn physician in clinic and OR, I'm starting to really enjoy the specialty. I'll be doing my audition rotations and applying to residency programs next summer...
  3. S

    Measuring BP wrong?

    I decided to get a cheap 15 dollar Chinese blood pressure cuff and stethoscope to get some more practice since I'm so-so at it. I've tried measuring my own BP several times and I keep getting a strange reading around 120/100! Is this even possible? Isolated eleveated diastolic blood pressure...
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    Drowning 4th Year - Residency Doubts

    I am at the beginning of my fourth year and I seriously am doubting my abilities to do well in residency or match. I have been receiving mixed feedback throughout my third and fourth year regarding my clinical skills. Some people tell me I'm doing well (lying? don't know where I should be? too...
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    STEP 2 CS- Mistakes enough to fail?

    Hey everyone, Just wrote my Step 2 CS as a Canadian IMG studying in the UK and i made some mistakes that are giving me anxiety and i'm wondering if it is enough to possibly cause me to fail. - I auscultated the aortic and pulmonary valve for every patient, but i did not auscultate at the 5th...
  6. S

    Live IV practice

    Trying to get an idea if any schools are allowing their students to practice live IV on each other? We did in my courses as an EMS provider before we were allowed to practice on patients, however our COM is resistant to letting us try live IVs after practicing on the IV trainer arms (nothing...
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    Live IV practice

    Trying to get an idea if any schools are allowing their students to practice live IV on each other? We did in my courses as an EMS provider before we were allowed to practice on patients, however our COM is resistant to letting us try live IVs after practicing on the IV trainer arms (nothing...
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    Guides for reviewing clinical skills

    Hello everyone, As the title suggests, I am interested in reviewing clinical skills before Spring/Winter Semester. I find that I need every minute in Med School to prepare for the physiology aspect of my curriculum. Hence, the week after the New Year's festivities will be the ideal time to...
  9. Targetstep2cs

    USMLE/COMLEX Free access to Step 2 CS Handbook! 5Stars $21.99 value!

    Most popular beginner guide and last minute review guide before your Step 2 CS exam. Students rave about the concise nature of the book. Only 77 pages! Has all you need to pass Step 2 CS. Perfect go along notes with the online video tutorial 7 Easy Steps 2 CS. Free access to the Handbook...
  10. Targetstep2cs

    USMLE/COMLEX Choose any 3 steps access for free in 7 Easy Steps 2 CS* - $150 value!

    To enter the raffle, please leave a comment on this thread. 7 Easy Steps 2 CS takes you through the process of step 2 CS preparation in a step by step fashion. It is an organized approach to an exam that involves an efficient display of your knowledge in under 15 minutes. Pick any 3 Steps among...
  11. Targetstep2cs

    USMLE/COMLEX Free Online Video Tutorials Access for '7 Easy steps 2 CS'* 30 days $300 value

    Please enter to win - Free Online Video Tutorials Access for '7 Easy steps 2 CS'* 30 days valued at $300 value A winner will be chosen by the SDN team from those who respond to this question: Who grades the ICE component of the Step 2 CS exam ? 1. Standardized patient and physician 2...
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    USMLE Step 2 CS Hotel (Chicago 8/25)

    Hey, if anyone is doing Step 2 CS in Chicago on 8/25 and wants to split a hotel for 8/24 and 8/25, hit me up.
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    Are you preparing for the Assessment of Clinical Skills for Canadian NDEB?

    UBC Dentistry in Vancouver, BC is offering an intensive seven day course to anyone who is interested in taking the Clinical Skills component of the NDEB Equivalency Process. Over the past few years we have had tremendous success with our participating students passing the Clinical Skills...
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    Are you preparing for the Clinical Skills component of the NBDE?

    UBC Dentistry in Vancouver, BC is offering an intensive seven day course to anyone who is interested in taking the Clinical Skills component of the NDEB Equivalency Process. Over the past few years we have had tremendous success with our participating students passing the Clinical Skills...
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    Step 2 CS very worry if will fail

    Hello guys, Post edited. Thanks.
  16. K

    USMLE Step 2 CS First Aid 4th vs 5th Edition

    I was wondering if its worth the extra money to get the 5th Edition of First Aid Step 2 CS or if I can easily get by using the 4th edition. Thank you!