First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071814553
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Medical

The ultimate preparation for the USMLE Step 3—completely revised and updated! • The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the Step 3—written by residents and reviewed by faculty for accuracy • Packed with proven test-taking strategies for the newly revised, 2-day exam • Concise, high-yield format highlights board-relevant information • Renewed emphasis on integrated pathophysiology, plus diagnosis and management “next steps” • 100 mini-cases ideally prepare you for the case portion of the exam • More study-enhancing, vignette-style “flash cards” and full-color clinical images • Resident-tested tips and shortcuts for the CCS • And more!

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071764056
Release Date: 2012-02-22
Genre: Medical

Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success. 40 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam – including all new pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including “difficult patients” Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed

First Aid for the Match Insider Advice from Students and Residency Directors

Author: Vikas Bhushan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071418164
Release Date: 2000-12-29
Genre: Medical

The purpose of FIRST AID FOR THE MATCH is to help medical students effectively and efficiently navigate the often complex residency application process. It is designed to help students make the most of their limited time, money, and energy. In the spirit of FIRST AID FOR THE USMLE STEP 1, this book is a student-to-student guide that draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who have successfully gone through the Match and are now training in the programs of their choice.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2009

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071548977
Release Date: 2009-01-14
Genre: Medical

Trust the world's #1 selling medical review book to help you excel on the USMLE Step 1! "When I was preparing to take the USMLE Step 1 exam two years ago, I used this book as my primary review source and found it extremely helpful. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service This annually updated collection of the most frequently tested high-yield facts and mnemonics delivers everything you need to pass the most anxiety-provoking exam of your career. Written by students who just passed the boards, this is the undisputed “bible” of USMLE Step 1 preparation -- used by more than half-a-million students. 1100+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles Hundreds of high-yield clinical images you need to know before the exam -- including 24 pages of full-color photos Rapid review section for last minute cramming Ratings of 300+ top products based on the authors' annual survey of US Medical students Updated test-taking advice from USMLE veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver real results

Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 3

Author: Lena Palaniyappan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199553617
Release Date: 2010-03-25
Genre: Medical

Following recent changes to the syllabus and MRCPsych exam by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions offering exclusive coverage of Paper 3. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers.

Technology Enhanced Innovative Assessment

Author: Hong Jiao
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 9781681239316
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Education

Assessment innovation tied to technology is greatly needed in a wide variety of assessment applications. This book adopts an interdisciplinary perspective to learn from advances in developing technology enhanced innovative assessments from multiple fields. The book chapters address the development of virtual assessments including game?based assessment, simulation?based assessment, and narrative based assessment as well as how simulation and game based assessments serve both formative and summative purposes. Further, chapters address the critical challenge of integrating assessment directly into the learning process so that teacher effectiveness and student learning can be enhanced. Two chapters specifically address the psychometric challenges related to innovative items. One chapter talks about evaluating the psychometric properties of innovative items while the other chapter presents a new psychometric model for calibrating innovative items embedded in multiple contexts. In addition, validity issues are addressed related to technology enhanced innovative assessment. It is hoped that the book provides readers with rich and useful information about the development of several types of virtual assessments from multiple perspectives. The authors include experts from industry where innovative items have been used for many years and experts from research institutes and universities who have done pioneering work related to developing innovative items with formative applications to facilitate learning. In addition, expert advice has been provided on validating such work.

Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

Author: Lena Palaniyappan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199550777
Release Date: 2008-11-27
Genre: Medical

Following hot on the heels of the launch of the new syllabus and new MRCPsych exam in Spring 2008 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes, referenced to the key textbooks used by students. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers for true exam preparation

Technology and Testing

Author: Fritz Drasgow
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317975892
Release Date: 2015-08-20
Genre: Education

From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate impact on test creators, assessment professionals, and those who implement and analyze assessments. This comprehensive new volume brings together leading experts on the issues posed by technological applications in testing, with chapters on game-based assessment, testing with simulations, video assessment, computerized test development, large-scale test delivery, model choice, validity, and error issues. Including an overview of existing literature and ground-breaking research, each chapter considers the technological, practical, and ethical considerations of this rapidly-changing area. Ideal for researchers and professionals in testing and assessment, Technology and Testing provides a critical and in-depth look at one of the most pressing topics in educational testing today.

First Aid for the Match Fifth Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071736352
Release Date: 2010-07-28
Genre: Medical

Make or break advice on getting into the residency program of your choice Written by medical students who recently completed the match process First Aid for the Match is a insider's guide to preparing for and succeeding in the match process. The fifth edition features a new, two-color interior design, the latest statistics and advice on matching in each specialty and major sub-specialty, advice on preparing for the 4th year of medical school, and special considerations for IMGs and residents with young families. A chapter on what to do if you don't match ("the scramble") is also included. Chapters on polishing your CV and writing stellar application essays, plus tips on "wowing" them during the interview, will help you map your career path and plan appropriately for success. Features Statistics and advice on matching in all major specialties and now--NEW!--major sub-specialties Includes perspectives by residents/fellows about each sub-specialty and why/how they chose it, what their thought process was in choosing it, the attractions and challenges of the field, the future of the field, etc. Application and interview tips, including expanded section on interview questions to include more questions for all interviews, as well as for each specialty. Added examples of difficult or unexpected questions and examples of good ways to think about answering certain questions and things to avoid saying Exapnded section of CVs and high-impact personal statements with real examples and advice on what not to do. Advice for international medical graduates and residents with young families Advice on travelling to interviews, with new ideas and tips for travel/lodging, and useful websites Comprehensive guide to the match and planning for match success. Although some information is available on the internet (some not reliable), this book gathers it all in one place and adds valuable insider information and advice. The content you need to get the match you want: The Match, Setting Up The Fourth Year, Choosing and Matching in Your Specialty, Weighing Your Options, What If I Can't Decide?; Your Specialty and the Match, Transitional-Year Program, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine & Medical Sub-Specialties, Med-Peds, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics & Pediatric Sub-Specialties, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery & Surgical Sub-Specialties, Urology, IMGs and the Match Process, Getting Residency Information and Applications, The Application, The CV, The Personal Statement, Gearing Up For Interviews, Interview Day, The Rank List and Match Day, After The Match, Appendix A: Worksheets for Application Requirements, Appendix B: Program Evaluation Worksheet, Appendix C: Recommended Resources, About the Authors

Target USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Handbook

Author: Dr. Mary June
Publisher: Notion Press
ISBN: 9781947851702
Release Date: 2017-12-19
Genre: Medical

A well organized, clear and concise rapid revision guide to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills exam. The book is useful for the 3 and 4th year medical students (IMGs & AMGs) during their clinical rotations. The different components of the exam are dealt with in detail: ICE (Data gathering in History, Physical exam check list including special tests and a good Patient note guidelines), CIS(Communication interpersonal skills, tackling challenging situations) and tips for SEP (Spoken English proficiency for non-native English speakers. The e-book has interactive hyperlinks to the popular ‘Online Video Tutorial’ (www.targetusmle.com) – which is a complete coaching program for CS prep from the comfort of your home. It is the first of its kind designed by Dr. Mary June for which the CS handbook is an essential companion guide. Flip through the pages to see how easy Step 2 CS prep can be! Do it once. Do it right. Pass Step 2 CS exam the first time! STUDENT REVIEWS ON AMAZON KINDLE (First Edition) *****5 yellow stars (like amazon you can put in webpage ) “Fantastic study resource for the USMLE Step 2 CS! I wish I had read your book earlier!” “One and only solution for clearing Clinical Skills exam” “A must to pass on the First Attempt...The best CS review book out there. Don't waste your time with anything else.” “Reading this book the first time gave a feeling of having passed the exam before taking it. This gets even better when used in tandem with the 7 easy steps video tutorial on their website @ targetusmle.com.” “Great book to an IMG preparing for the Step 2 CS exam. Gives you a systematic approach and understanding of the process. The book is very concise, has everything you need to know to pass the exam,” “The Best CS textbook”

How to Prepare for the Medical Boards

Author: Adeleke T. Adesina
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 145029815X
Release Date: 2011-09-02
Genre: Study Aids

Studying for major medical exams can be a confusing and stressful task. In HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE MEDICAL BOARDS, third-year medical students Adeleke T. Adesina and Farook W. Taha present a useful guide for medical students studying for both the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 1 and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam (COMLEX) Level I. Using a system-based learning method, HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE MEDICAL BOARDS provides a plan to study for the major topics tested on the board exams and suggests a unique approach to reading and keeping mental notes. It discusses the use of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and question banks in the preparation process. A bonus chapter addresses how to survive medical schools rigorous education requirements and the most e?cient ways to maximize education while still enjoying life. Based on personal experience, Adesina and Taha help medical students discover the secrets, learn the rules, and avoid common costly mistakes when preparing for and taking important national medical board examinations. These students have developed a unique stepwise approach to help students score above 95 on their medical boards.

Physiology

Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781773113
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, BRS Physiology is an excellent aid for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1. The book concisely reviews key physiological principles and includes clinical correlations throughout to emphasize connections between basic physiology and clinical medicine. Numerous illustrations, tables, and flow charts help students visualize material quickly and aid in long-term retention. End-of-chapter USMLE-style questions and a comprehensive end-of-book exam test the student's problem-solving skills, and clearly explained answers guide the student through the correct steps in reasoning. This edition features increased coverage of pathophysiology, new questions, and a new two-color design and artwork.

Pathophysiology CVS dermatology GU general surgery

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1405104163
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Medical

Blackwell Underground Clinical Vignettes: Pathophysiology III, Fourth Edition is your primary source for clinically relevant, case-based material essential for USMLE Step 1 review. Each Clinical Vignette simulates USMLE format, and includes classic buzzwords in history taking, physical examination, lab, imaging, and pathology. This volume, Pathophysiology III, covers the cardiovascular system, dermatology, the genitourinary tract, and general surgery; Pathophysiology I covers pulmonary, OB/GYN, ENT, and hematology/oncology; and Pathophysiology II covers the gastrointestinal system, neurology, rheumatology, and endocrinology. This revised edition contains: Carefully selected cases templated to fit the way you are tested and taught to think Valuable links to Step 1 and 2 Atlases for emphasis on photographic case studies Over 50 new cases compatible with the updated content of USMLE Step 1 Blackwell Underground Clinical Vignettes: Pathophysiology III, Fourth Edition is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find Underground Clinical Vignettes valuable.

Caribbean Medical Schools A Journey and Guide

Author: Asad Raza M. D.
Publisher:
ISBN: 061555251X
Release Date: 2011-10
Genre: Medical

'Caribbean Medical Schools: A Journey and Guide' is written by a graduate of a Caribbean Medical school. He takes you through the entire process including: admission, financial aid, USMLE tests, clinical rotations, work visas and how to get a residency in the United States. Statistics show that 50 out of 100 American Pre-Med students do not gain admission into medical school in the U.S., and 85 out of 100 Canadian Pre-Med students do not gain admission into medical school in Canada. Many students give up on their dream of becoming a physician. But you don't have to! There is a completely reasonable and proven alternative to American and Canadian medical schools. Caribbean Medical Schools offer the first two years of medical school in the Caribbean and the third and fourth years of medical school at hospitals in the U.S. or Canada. After graduation you can obtain post graduate training in the U.S. or Canada! Get step by step information on the entire process, all in this book!