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Old 01-17-2012
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Default Taking Step 2 CS before Step 1 and Step 2 CK

Hi!

I was thinking about maybe taking step 2 cs before step 1 and step 2 ck.
A professor in my home country told me today that this is not allowed, but I think he is wrong. Does anyone know? I think I've read about ppl taking CS first.
Anyways - what are the advantages, what the disadvantages?
Is it risky doing CS first?

Waiting for your take on this... Thank you!
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Old 01-17-2012
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It wasnt allowed in the past, years ago you had to pass step 1 first, but now you can take it anytime you want.

It will always depend of your background, especially if you have american health system experience or, if at least, your country's system of history taking and physical exam is quite similar. Besides, taking at least one step is important in order to get familiarized with the prevalent diseases in USA.

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