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Get a Jump Start to the USMLE Step 2 CS with Mock Exams

By |2019-11-14T16:38:52-05:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: USMLE Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

You are now done with Step 1 and Step 2 CK on your USMLEs. You're moving forward in your journey of becoming a doctor. Now, it's time for the USMLE Step 2 CS. And we have tips to help you succeed! Get a Jump Start to the USMLE Step 2 CS What Is the USMLE Step 2 CS? USMLE Step 2 is divided into two parts: Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) Step 2 CS (Clinical Science) The CS is more of an interactive exam. You get to interact with actors posing as standardized patients (SPs). Each standardized patient will pretend to have a certain medical condition. The exam will [...]

What Are the the USMLEs… Plain & Simple?

By |2019-08-20T16:16:01-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: USMLE Resources|Tags: , , , , |

USMLE is short for United States Medical Licensing Examination. It’s a series of tests medical students begin taking after completing their second year in med school. The USMLEs are also taken by international medical graduates that wish to practice medicine in the United States. What’s the purpose of the USMLEs? They help determine whether your ability to apply your acquired medical skills and values to real-life patient-related situations. These tests show the medical licensing board that you’re up to the task of becoming a great doctor. What Are the USMLEs... Plain & Simple? USMLE Test Steps USMLE tests are taken in four steps at various phases of your med school career: [...]

USMLE Step 2 CS: How to Write Notes for Standardized Patient Encounters

By |2019-06-07T15:16:25-04:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: USMLE Resources|Tags: , , , |

Writing patients notes is an essential part of passing the USMLE Step 2 CS. You must include notes that effectively educates the physician reviewing them with accurate information about standardized patient encounters. The reviewing physician has no idea what you and the patient discussed in the exam room. It’s up to you to relay the information using notes within 10 minutes, before moving on to the next standardized patient (SP). USMLE Step 2 CS: Learn How to Write Notes for Standardized Patient Encounters 6 Tips to Help You Write Effective Notes During Standardized Patient Encounters Use these six tips to help you learn to create brilliant patient notes during standardized [...]

USMLE Step 2 CS: Tips for Providing Patient Care in a Clinical Setting

By |2019-05-30T22:02:47-04:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: USMLE Resources|Tags: , , , |

If you dream of becoming a doctor, taking the USMLE Step 2 CS is your chance to show off your clinical skills. This 8-hour assessment tests your ability to provide patient care in a clinical setting. Unlike the USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK, this US medical licensing exam is not taken on a computer. Instead, you perform real-world tasks while providing care to standardized patients (SPs) during mock exams. You must pass Step 2 CS to become a practicing physician in the United States. Tips for Providing Patient Care in a Clinical Setting to Ace the USMLE Step 2 CS What Is the USMLE Step 2 CS All [...]

USMLE Step 2 CS: How to Provide Awesome SP Care & Nail Your Exam

By |2019-05-30T20:34:08-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: USMLE Resources|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to the USMLE Step 2 CS, time and points are the two most important factors. To get the highest score possible on this timed exam, you need to know what’s expected and what not to do. We have tips for working with standardized patients (SPs), so you nail your exam. This US medical licensing exam tests medical students and graduates on the ability to perform standardized patient care. It’s a pass or fail exam. However, you must get through all 12 patient encounters within an 8-hour time frame. So, you don’t have time to lose if you want enough points to pass. USMLE Step 2 CS: Learn How to [...]


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