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PTEeXAM Results 2012

Discussion in 'Anesthesiology' started by smgilles, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. smgilles

    smgilles Senior Member

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    Results are up.... Thank God I passed.

    Anesthesia writtens - check
    Anesthesia orals - check
    CT Fellowship - check
    PTEexam boards - check
    CCM boards - still to come

    Does this crap ever end?
     
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  3. chocomorsel

    chocomorsel Senior Member
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    Well, there's always Pediatrics, Pain and Palliative if you want to add more fellowships and boards to your CV. It's all about choice. Even a generalist like me will need to keep recertifying every few years. Sucks but that is the life of medicine.

    Good luck on CCM.
     
  4. MDF1

    MDF1 New Member

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    Wow thanks for posting that, I expected an email. Had you not, I may not have found out till october or "at least 10 weeks" it took me only 30mins on the website to figure out how to find out if I passed, but at least i did!!

    Congrats to everyone!

    And if your wondering how to find out, www.echoboards.org then go to verify certification...
     
  5. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick!

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    Hell yeah! Thanks for posting
     
  6. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick!

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    Fixed it.
     
  7. Hawaiian Bruin

    Hawaiian Bruin Breaking Good

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    Helllllll yeah. Thanks for posting this.
     
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    G0S2 SDN Angel

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    Can't believe I passed!! CA3. Hardest damn test I've taken.
     
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    Did you take the advanced exam? I am a CA2 and would like to take it as a CA3 as well.
     
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    G0S2 SDN Angel

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    Yes. 3 months of study.
     
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    Thanks for alerting me to check re: exam. Congrats to all!

    :D
     
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    What books/resources did you guys use to study for this exam? Also what's the difference between the Basic and Advanced exams?
     
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    Check out PTEmasters.com. I used this to study for the repeat TEE exam and did well.
     
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    basic PTE exam scores are up now too.
     
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    I found the following quite helpful during my studies:

    A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography (Perrino)

    Conquer the PTEeXAM (Burch)

    e-echocardiography.com

    The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases (Perrino)
     
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    The Mathew book (Clinical Manual and Review of Transesophageal Echocardiography, Second Edition )

    Conquer the PTEeXAM Q book (Burch)

    Edelman's US physics

    e-echocardiography.com
     
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    Bertelman Maverick!

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    +1

    Mathew is the standard. Used Edelman & Burch. Didn't use e-echo.

    Didn't like Perrino's Practice, but loved Practical Approach.
     
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    Never heard of Joseph Mathew's book until now. Per Amazon reviews and the above, sounds like a worthwhile addition to my library.

    Ordered this the other day, and will report back once I check it out:

    Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Self-Assessment and Review (Roger L. Click)
     

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