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Test-prep

Emergency Med oral boards help

Academic life in Emergency Medicine blog linked to a resource out of University of Maryland that EM residents will find useful.

The Emergency Medicine Oral Boards Training Video Series covers general principles of the exam, along with 2 case studies and medical pearls. These 6-10 minute movies should play on any computer browser.

New Practice Exams Resource Guide

Hunting for test prep materials? Look no further than our new Practice Exams resource guide. Here you’ll find all of our practice exam and test prep materials in one place. Test your knowledge on nursing, medicine, psychiatry, dentistry and more in our new Practice Exams resource guide.

Master Your Exams

The LSUHSC Libraries provide access to Exam Master, an online resource that helps students prepare for exams. Exam Master includes USMLE and NBDE practice tests, as well as medical subject reviews.
First time users must create an Exam Master username and password.
Username is your lsuhsc email address.
Password is one you create.

Free Kaplan books for iphone/ipad

imedicalapps.com is reporting that Kaplan publishing, producers of such favorite books as Kaplan Medical USMLE Step 3 Qbooks is offering 19 FREE medical books via the Apple Bookstore until August 30th.

More info & screenshots at imedicalapps.com

You may not have the Step on your radar right now, but rest assured, time marches on. This offer ends August 30th, so get your books while you can!

Infectious Disease iPhone apps

May’s issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases features a column on infectious diseases resources for the iPhone. You can read the entire article here. Two apps that may interest students are Microbiology Wiz with Immunology ($0.99) and Lange Microbiology and Infectious Disease Flash Cards ($34.99). Both are flashcard style review applications, allowing you to study microbiology on your iPhone.

Citation:
Surfing The Web: Infectious Diseases Resources for the iPhone
Richard L. Oehler, Kevin Smith, and John F. Toney
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010 50:9, 1268-1274

USMLE Step 2 Practice

Exam Master now offers USMLE Step 2 Practice Exams. Features include:

  • 8 exam blocks of 44 questions each, total of 352 questions
  • Both Test or Study mode
  • Correct answers and explanation available in study mode
  • Detailed score reports
  • Topics include:
    • General Principles
    • Immunologic Disorders
    • Diseases of the Blood & Blood-forming Organs
    • Mental Disorders
    • Diseases of the Nervous System & Special Senses
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diseases of the Respiratory System
    • Nutritional & Digestive Disorders
    • Gynecologic Disorders
    • Renal, Urinary, & Male Reproductive Systems
    • Disorders of Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium
    • Disorders of the Skin & Subcutaneous Tissues
    • Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
    • Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders

    To access this practice exam, login to your Exam Master account, go to NEW EXAMS > Click “Courses” > Click “Select” next to the USMLE Step 2 Practice Exam.

    Exam Master also offers test prep for USMLE Step 1 & 3, Board Certification and the NBDE.

    To create an account, Click “First time registration” at the bottom of the screen.

    Exam Master works best in Internet Explorer.

    Exam Master changes

    Exam Master, our personalized USMLE, NBDE and Board preparation tool, is changing the way you log in. Starting today, users will need to use the email address they signed up with instead of a user name to log in. Your password will remain the same.

    Forget your password? You can retrieve it on the Exam Master login page.

    Exam Master Login changes

    Exam Master, our personalized USMLE, NBDE and Board preparation tool, is changing the way you log in. Starting Monday, November 16 users will need to use the email address they signed up with instead of a user name to log in. Your password will remain the same.

    Forget your password? You can retrieve it on the Exam Master login page.

    USMLE Step 1 Practice Exams

    Exam Master, a FREE USMLE testbank for LSUHSC students, announces a completely revised USMLE Step 1 Practice Exam. A wise L2 knows, you can never practice enough for this! First time users of ExamMaster will need to create a username and password:

    http://www.exammaster2.com/wdsentry/lsuhsc.htm
    More information