Tell Me What I Need To Know For CS/PE Exam? QUICK DAMN IT!

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  1. CorpuSpongiosum

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    I have no intention of buying a single book for this exam so please give me any and all advice about this exam. i.e. how not to fail?


    thanks
     
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    Buy a book. It's cheaper than the $1500-$2000 it will take to repeat the test.
     
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    get it quick damn it
     
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    the way not to fail is to buy a book - you need first aid for step II at least; personally i think step up is better, with first aid for psych and OBGYN, and a question source (UW).
     
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    In the time you spent posting you could have done a search to find a hundred other posts with your needed asnwers.

    By the book
     
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    Or get it from a library
     
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    Listen people, this thread was started so that I could get a Cliffs Notes version of the First Aid CS book. I can't commit to reading that thing.

    Come on, cut a slacker some slack.
     
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    ...at least get it and memorize the heck out of the minicases.
     
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    It's not that hard to read. I read all of it last night in preparation for the school's benchmark OSCE (fake CS).
     
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    I thought that First Aid was the cliff notes version of medical school.
     
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    So I'm taking my CS in late Dec after a month and half of no clinical rotations. Should I be nervous that I might bomb CS because I would be rusty?
     
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    Please let us know how you did on the test, I'm interested.

     
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    In all seriousness, yes.

    Be sure to read FA for Step 2 CS, and review your notes on how to do a "textbook" physical - i.e. the 4 places to listen for heart sounds, etc.

    And NEVER listen through the gown!
     
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