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Old 05-14-2014
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Default CS mistake , what do you think

Hi guys i promised myself not to write about my CS mistake but itīs been 2 weeks now and the mistake i made have come to hunt me. i did my exam in Atlanta and i found most of the SP rude ( or maybe itīs just the way i felt because i expected them to be more friendly). now my mistake
1- forgot to push the leg extension back in in 3 cases
2- in one case didnīt say i am sorry when the patient tell me her chief complaint, but i said that i was going to work with her to find out what the problem is and i would do my best to help.
3- forgot to write down some relevant info in my PN even though i asked them.
4- with one patient i had the questions the wrong way and she told me she didnīt understand and that was not a good way to ask so i asked again the proper way . but i had to repeat another question because she couldnīt hear or understand me.
5- one patient told me my hands were cold while i was examining her, i apologized but didnīt rub them and kept palpating her belly
6- forgot soem key Dx work up in a few PN
7- with one patient at the end when she asked me a challenging questions i mumbled a lot to answer and i don feel i gave her a good answer.
8- soem case didnt seem to have something to counsel about so i only counsel when hx of smoking, alcohol, drugs and sex practice. i think i only 6 cases where SP answer yes to one of these habits.
9- a lot of typo errors in PN cuz i didnt have time to review but i finished most of my PN

THings i did right-
always knock on door
call SP by ther last name
shake hand
did all closure and explain my plan, ask if they understand my plan and are ok with it, ask for any other question and concern. help SP changing position, untie and tie gown back, washed my hands, ask something while washing hands, offer my support

I know you canīt tell me if i wil pass, but how bad are my mistakes ? Please people who took the exam.
I am studying for CK and i just canīt concentrate.
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Dude u passed trust meeeee..!
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Old 05-15-2014
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Default hi

any idea about SPs in Houston???
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