Advanced PteExam 2017

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  1. vector2

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    I'm hoping I will be good between reading and doing all the q's from Mathew, Ptemasters, and e-echocardiography.com. Do any of you guys who have taken the exam in the last couple years think Edelman or another dedicated physics book is absolutely necessary?
     
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    I honestly can't even imagine your plan not being enough.
     
  3. sethco

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    Agreed, PTE Masters by itself is sufficient for the exam for probably 99% of the test takers
     
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    The physics questions were gimme's for the most part
     
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    Ptemasters?
     
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    Matthew and PTE Masters should be good enough to pass. Do E-echocardiography for daily refreshers and inexpensive CME. Everything else is gravy. You'll certainly understand and appreciate ultrasound by reading some physics text, and it'll likely make you a better echocardiographer, but it won't be necessary to pass the test.

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    Edelman is painful to read through. The rest of the resources you mentioned are excellent however.
     
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    Scores have been emailed, new ppl are not searchable in NBE directory yet
     
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    10 years until the next test. Liberating ...
     
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    Do you have to be a fellow in CT to be eligible for the advanced PTE exam? Can i use my fellowship from europe i wonder?
    I am totally ok with being just testamur certified... what do you think?
     
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    Anyone can pay the fee and take the test. It's certification that has all of the requirements.

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