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Hey guys, can someone plz tell me which video material is best for step 2 cs prep?? Does kaplan have any step 2 cs video series?? or any other ones. Cant do the live cs kaplan course. So any other good preparatory step 2 cs videos??
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I would say csevideo especially if you are using the fa the 2015 videos are identical to the fa 5th ed and I passed with higher performance using that strategy most of my cases were the same and the room layout is pretty much the same in the video the other thing I liked about the videso is the pe they show you how to do it pretty quick and direct the website lets you type your pn in the same form as the exam gives you anyway your timing in asking is good I am just about to post my experience
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ohk..ty very much
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I would say csevideo especially if you are using the fa the 2015 videos are identical to the fa 5th ed and I passed with higher performance using that strategy most of my cases were the same and the room layout is pretty much the same in the video the other thing I liked about the videso is the pe they show you how to do it pretty quick and direct the website lets you type your pn in the same form as the exam gives you anyway your timing in asking is good I am just about to post my experience
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U mean this website?
the csevideo.com ?!!!

or else?

Thank you
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yeah its where you can get the 2015 videos that match the 5th ed fa its worth it all the way almost identical to the exam gl and if you need any help or have any questions post them here and I will get back to you
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Mitochondtia did you get phone cases if yes how many and what kind of cases thanks
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Mitochondtia. Was it your first or second attempt and what center
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@ mommy first attempt in philly
at the hospital right now will tell you about my phone cases later
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My exam is up soon can you tell me about your phone cases. Are the phone cases in csevideos enough
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yes the phone video cases from csevideo is exactly like hte phone cases in the exam and the cases are the same
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Default fifth edition fa for cs

the fifth edition of first aid for cs (released in 2014) is the latest version right? or is there a sixth edition which is available?
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Thanks mitochon I did the exam recently and am glad for your advice my recommendation is definitely csevideo and first aid new ed
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Thanks mitochon I did the exam recently and am glad for your advice my recommendation is definitely csevideo and first aid new ed
Hi mommy1 ,i am preoaring for xam.can u tell me did u practise minicases or just memorize them for idea about DD.
And can u tell me about pt note abbreviations those are accepted?
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I read the mini cases but mostly watched csevideo. I got the pt notes from videos and fa fifth Ed. The videos are like the exam.
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you are welcomed good luck and if you have any questions please tell me and I will answer for you
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you are welcomed good luck and if you have any questions please tell me and I will answer for you
mitochondria or mommy1 did you use a study partner?

did you practice history-taking or performing physical exams?
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you are welcomed good luck and if you have any questions please tell me and I will answer for you
Hi mommy1,thanks.did u use uworld?did the xam cases cover FA?
And i found some cases in FA r really complicated and cannot finish in 15 min.is the real xam like this?
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to bird I mainly used csevideo for three months and worth every penny and the 5th ed of first aid my exam cases were very much like the videos and the same types of cases like cough dm folow up and same exact pediatric phone cases almost identical in detail. I did try uworld and was not satisfied because I did not find that it was giving me enough information on the whole encounter.

I did use sp my children and husband and practice all the csevideo cases on my own over my childs bunk bed and worked each case out just like the video and when I took the exam I followed the steps and it was much smoother then my first attempt.

any other questions please post here and I will answer to my best
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[yeah I used a sp we did what mommy said just practice in detail everything u see in csevid use their pn and you will do ok gl ask away if u need QUOTE=Vfibulator;715498]mitochondria or mommy1 did you use a study partner?

did you practice history-taking or performing physical exams?[/QUOTE]
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mitochondria can you talk about nay mistakes you made in the exam I have been thing about my performance I feel confident but may have made some mistakes in diagnosis and pe because of feeling pressured
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@mommy I dont recall all my mistakes but it was like one case I almost went over and another I finished too early my pn for the first case was not clear like I wanted it what about you what are you worried about maybe I can help
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Help Torn between CSE and Uworld videos...

Hey,

Opinions About CSE Video

These people have a very different opinion on CSE videos. What do you guys think? I've to decide between CSE videos and Uworld videos in a couple of days. Some honest suggestions and experience will be much appreciated!
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I saw that post too but I used it anyway I think alot of that post is bs I used the ones on the website that are 2015 not 2013 and they match the new 5th ed of the fa and I passed with higher performance and Im glad I used it its better then uworld and cheaper than the kap live course and for me worth every cent pm me if you need to know more I wouldnt tell you this I know how important the exam is and the prep can be expensive and there is so much bs on the fourms you have to decide for yourself but I would recommend it cause it worked for me they were the only videos that are full encounters that look like the real exam room and simulate the actual exam in detail and thats what they say on their website and I found it to be true the whole website is different and that post is mainly one person so really most of these forums are bs you have to know whats real and whats not I did alot of research before I got it for three months gl

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Thank you so much for the quick reply and honest suggestion! Sure, I'll pm you if I need any more info. For now, I think I'll go with CSE. Hope it helps me as much as it helped you!
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