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Texas Tech MedCast >> Geriatrics Step 1 Test Prep Series 2011


Texas Tech Medcast The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care. The Texas Tech MedCast Series are available as a subscription or as individual episodes at no charge from the Apple iTunes Music Store (search Texas Tech or MedCast).

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported in part by an Aging and Quality of Life grant from the D.W. Reynolds Foundation.  The episodes in this series are based on questions that have geriatrics content and patient vignettes from the 2009-2011 Step1 Sample Exams, available here:

2009 Sample Exam

2010 Sample Exam

2011 Sample Exam

Download 2011 Step1 Test Prep Series - Podcast Recording Documents:

        Podcast Project Overview and Assignment

        Step1 Podcast FactSheet Template

Texas Tech MedCast Podcast Series:


Episode title
Link to the MP3 File
& Fact Sheet (pdf)
Description & Learning Objectives 2011 Presenters

Group 1

No. 13--Dermatomal Decrepitude

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 9:16

This episode is based on Question 13 on page 25 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Differentiate between the primary and secondary infections of Varicella-Zoster Virus.

  • Describe the classic presentation of a patient with shingles.

  • Determine the location of VZV latency.

Group 1
Simi Abraham, Eliezer Castaneda, Emily De Leon, Danny Gil, Robert Lowry, Katherine Lyons, Amy Schoneweis, Jinesh Shah, Mark Whealy

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Abraham S, Castaneda E, De Leon E, Gil D, Lowry R, Lyons K, Schoneweis A, Shah J, Whealy M.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 13—Dermatomal Decrepitude. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20923

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Abraham S, Castaneda E, De Leon E, Gil D, Lowry R, Lyons K, Schoneweis A, Shah J, Whealy M.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 13—Dermatomal Decrepitude. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 2

No. 37--The Case of the Elderly Vegan

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/18/2011
Length: 8:03

This episode is based on Question 37 on page 31 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the etiology of a vitamin B12 deficiency

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency

  • List physical exam findings associated with a cobalamin deficiency

  • Understand proper diagnosis and treatment of a vitamin B12 deficiency

Group 2
Soleil Arrieta, Eugene Chaung, Linda Do, Geoffrey Lowe, Morgan Marino, Kathleen Rean, Sheyenne Scott, Sarah Welch, Walter Wickremasinghe

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Arrieta SN, Chaung E, Do L, Lowe G, Marino M, Rean K, Scott S, Welch S, Wickremasinghe W.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 37—The Case of the Elderly Vegan. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20914

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Arrieta SN, Chaung E, Do L, Lowe G, Marino M, Rean K, Scott S, Welch S, Wickremasinghe W.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 37—The Case of the Elderly Vegan. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 3

No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 10:40

This episode is based on Question 46 on page 34 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of dehydration.

  • Describe the signs and symptoms which indicate dehydration.

  • Use lab values to differentiate between volume depletion caused by dehydration, diabetic ketoacidosis, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

  • Understand that severe volume depletion may lead to acute renal failure and the lab values used to monitor kidney function.

  • Understand that urinalysis in SIADH may present similarly to dehydration, and describe how the underlying pathophysiology is different.

  • Understand that patients and their families have more access to information than ever.

Group 3
Ashley Atkins, Muming Chen, Shannon Eliasson, Connor Hall, Matthew McCarley, Kaitlin Severson, Justin Shepard, Kirsten Wells, Julia Willingham, Craig Winkler

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Atkins A, Chen M, Eliasson S, Hall C, McCarley M, Severson K, Shepard J, Wells K, Willingham J, Winkler C.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20924

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Atkins A, Chen M, Eliasson S, Hall C, McCarley M, Severson K, Shepard J, Wells K, Willingham J, Winkler C.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 4

No. 47--Bones & Groans

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 10:41

This episode is based on Question 47 on page 35 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Explain which drugs are used primarily for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

  • Distiguish the primary differences between RA and osteoarthritis.

  • Identify the presentation of RA.

  • Understand the class of Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs).

Group 4
Michelle Bell, Jason Burkes, Jared Folwell, Asongu Ncho, Phillip Newton, Jason Rogers, Ena Sharma, James Wang, Susan Wozniak

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bell M, Burkes J, Folwell J, Ncho A, Newton P, Rogers J, Sharma E, Wang J, Wozniak S.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 47--Bones & Groans. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www. pogoe.org/productid/20925

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bell M, Burkes J, Folwell J, Ncho A, Newton P, Rogers J, Sharma E, Wang J, Wozniak S.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 47--Bones & Groans. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 5

No. 53--The Mystery Mass

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 8:41

This episode is based on Question 53 on page 36 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the differences between diverticulosis and diverticulitis.

  • Describe the typical clinical presentation of diverticulitis.

  • List common lab values found in diverticulitis.

Group 5
Vivian Ahn, Whitney Boyce, Jordanna Franklin, Houman Koopaei, Ahmed Salahudeen, Amy Shekarchi, Matthew Weissenborn, Cristina Welch, Ryan Willingham

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Ahn V, Boyce W, Franklin J, Koopaei H, Salahudeen A, Shekarchi A, Weissenborn M, Welch C, Willingham R.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 53--The Mystery Mass. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid20926

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Ahn V, Boyce W, Franklin J, Koopaei H, Salahudeen A, Shekarchi A, Weissenborn M, Welch C, Willingham R.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 53--The Mystery Mass. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 6

No. 55--The Ear Bashers

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 6:59

This episode is based on Question 55 on page 37 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Identify gentamicin as an aminoglycoside.

  • Identify the two most common side effects of aminoglycosides.

  • Explore side effects which are NOT typically associated with gentamicin.

  • Become familiar with a typical presentation of bacterial endocarditis in a geriatric patient.

Group 6
Clinton Brochardt, Bryon Callahan, Stephanie Ferrin, Judy Garcia, Danielle Jones, Cole Livingston, Ha Nguyen, Eduardo Sandoval, Kaylee Shepherd, Michael Yim

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Borchardt C, Callahan B, Ferrin S, Garcia J, Jones D, Livingston C, Nguyen H, Sandoval E, Shepherd K, Yim M.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 55--The Ear Bashers. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20913

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Borchardt C, Callahan B, Ferrin S, Garcia J, Jones D, Livingston C, Nguyen H, Sandoval E, Shepherd K, Yim M.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 55--The Ear Bashers. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 7

No. 81--Yesterday's Dinner, Tomorrow's Lung Infection

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/18/2011
Length: 7:12

This episode is based on Question 81 on page 42 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Identify a major risk factor of aspiration of gastric contents

  • Describe the clinical manifestations of aspiration of gastric contents

  • Differentiate between clinical manifestations seen with aspiration of gastric contents and those caused by other conditions such as viral pneumonia, metastatic cancer, lung infarction secondary to arterial thrombosis primary cancer, secondary infection of congenital lung cyst, and septic embolism

Group 7
Micah Boyer, Ashley Brundrett, Jazia Hamid, Stephen Katzen, Rathna Nuti, Biren Patel, Megan Shupp, Ashley Woolbert, Qasim Zaidi

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Boyer M, Brundrett A, Hamid J, Katzen S, Nuti R, Patel B, Shupp M, Woolbert A, Zaidi Q.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 81—Yesterday's Dinner, Tomorrow's Lung Infection. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20911

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Boyer M, Brundrett A, Hamid J, Katzen S, Nuti R, Patel B, Shupp M, Woolbert A, Zaidi Q.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 81—Yesterday's Dinner, Tomorrow's Lung Infection. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 8

No. 83--The Bewildered Burn Patient

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/18/2011
Length: 7:25

This episode is based on Question 83 on page 43 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Define and list some of the most common emotional and behavioral symptoms of an adjustment disorder

  • Define paranoid personality disorder and list some common symptoms

  • List characteristic features of schizophrenia, paranoid type

  • Differentiate between delirium and dementia

  • List some characteristic features of senile onset of dementia, Alzheimer type

Group 8
Rustin Buffington, Audra Fuller, Bart Klaus, Tyler Moore, Lincy Oommen, Drew Ratner, Harjot Singh, Vera Von Bergen, Kyle Willingham

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Buffington R, Fuller A, Klaus B, Moore T, Oommen L, Ratner D, Singh H, Von Bergen V, Willingham K.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 83—The Bewildered Burn Patient. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20912

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Buffington R, Fuller A, Klaus B, Moore T, Oommen L, Ratner D, Singh H, Von Bergen V, Willingham K.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 83—The Bewildered Burn Patient. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 9

No. 85--The Consequences of Long-Standing Hypertension

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 7:30

This episode is based on Question 85 on page 43 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe basic physiologic mechanisms of prerenal azotemia.

  • List laboratory analytes affected in prerenal azotemia.

  • Describe the clinical presentation of prerenal azotemia.

  • Explore potential causes of decreased renal perfusion.

Group 9
Bennet Boyd, Daniel Bravin, Vanessa Carey, Geoffrey Fisher, Jennifer Jutson, Andres Leal-lepe, Christine Pan, Sohrab Sidhu, Elizabeth Sledge, William Waldrop

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Boyd B, Bravin D, Carey V, Fisher G, Jutson J, Leal-lepe A, Pan C, Sidhu S, Sledge E, Waldrop W.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 85—The Consequences of Long-Standing Hypertension. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20927

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Boyd B, Bravin D, Carey V, Fisher G, Jutson J, Leal-lepe A, Pan C, Sidhu S, Sledge E, Waldrop W.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 85—The Consequences of Long-Standing Hypertension. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 10

No. 100--Granny's Gut Problem

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 9:14

This episode is based on Question 100 on page 46 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Identify possible causes of anemia in a geriatric patient.

  • Explain MCV values and types of anemia.

  • Identify the clinical presentation of anemia in a geriatric patient.

Group 10
Sean Anderson, Cole Cowling Amir Jazayeri, Maryam Kaous, Craig Milner, Laura Parra, Anand Tarpara, Eva Taylor, Betsy White, Chris Winter

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Anderson S, Cowling C, Jazayeri A, Kaous M, Miler C, Parra L, Tarpara A, Taylor E, White B, Winter C.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 100--Granny's Gut Problem. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20928

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Anderson S, Cowling C, Jazayeri A, Kaous M, Miler C, Parra L, Tarpara A, Taylor E, White B, Winter C.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 100--Granny's Gut Problem. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 11

No. 110--A Pain in the ...Back

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/18/2011
Length: 10:11

This episode is based on Question 110 on page 48 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Use clinical symptoms and history to make a diagnosis of multiple myeloma.

  • Recognize plasma cell proliferation as a key finding in multiple myeloma.

  • Recognize the underlying causes of each of the symptoms in multiple myeloma.

  • Recognize the association between Bence Jones proteins and multiple myeloma.

  • Recognize pathologies associated with increased numbers of other specific types of blood cells.

Group 11
Joseph Bishara, Brittany Chan, Richard De Vuyst, Michael Jansen, Min Kim, Manoj Thangam, Alyssa Tochterman, Michelle Udayamurthy, Stephanie Waterhouse

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bishara J, Chan B, De Vuyst RC, Jansen M, Kim M, Thangam M, Tochterman A, Udayamurthy M, Waterhouse S.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 110—A Pain in the...Back. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20908

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bishara J, Chan B, De Vuyst RC, Jansen M, Kim M, Thangam M, Tochterman A, Udayamurthy M, Waterhouse S.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 110—A Pain in the...Back. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 12

No. 115--The Short-Tempered Patient

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 7:02

This episode is based on Question 115 on page 49 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the basic pathophysiology of hyperthyroidism.

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism.

  • List the laboratory values associated with hyperthyroidism.

  • Distinguish the difference in lab values for primary vs. secondary hyperthyroidism.

Group 12
Rachel Anderson, Samuel Barker, Kiona Coleman, Paul Katigbak, Tejas Ozarkar, Robert Polak, Sean Townsend, Young Trinh, Bethany Williams

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Anderson R, Barker S, Coleman K, Katigbak P, Ozarkar T, Polak R, Townsend S, Trinh T, Williams B.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 115—The Short-Tempered Patient. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20929

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Anderson R, Barker S, Coleman K, Katigbak P, Ozarkar T, Polak R, Townsend S, Trinh T, Williams B.  Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 115—The Short-Tempered Patient. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 13

No.119--The Case of the Right-sided Headache and Visual Disturbance

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/18/2011
Length: 8:19

This episode is based on Question 119 on page 50 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Define giant-cell arteritis.

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of giant-cell arteritis (also called temporal arteritis).

  • Recognize that temporal arteritis can lead to monocular blindness.

  • Identify the histopathological changes seen in a biopsy of a vessel with giant-cell arteritis.

  • Identify the effective treatment for giant-cell arteritis.

Group 13
Lawrence Chiu, Catherine Crawford, Mohammed Hamzeh, Monica Lee, Anita Rao, Tracy Soledad, Anna Venardos, Ronald Winters

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Chiu L, Crawford C, Hamzeh M, Lee M, Rao A, Soledad T, Venardos A, Winters R. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 119—The Case of the Right-sided Headache and Visual Disturbance. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe); 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20909

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Chiu L, Crawford C, Hamzeh M, Lee M, Rao A, Soledad T, Venardos A, Winters R. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 119—The Case of the Right-sided Headache and Visual Disturbance. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 14

No. 51--The Jitterbug Blues

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 10:10

This episode is based on Question 51 on page 36 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy of the human brain stem cross section.

  • Correlate the region of brain stem injury to its physical manifestations.  Specifically, appreciate the symptoms of an anterior spinal artery infarct.

  • Recognize the presentation of a positive Babinski reflex.

  • Trace the pathway of normal motor signaling.

Group 14
Robert Andrews, Julie Dai, James McKenny, Veronica Parker, Jason Phillips, Natalie Rodriguez, William Steele, Matthew Turrie, Amy Ventura

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Andrews R, Dai J, McKenny J, Parker V, Phillips J, Rodriguez N, Steele W, Turrie M, Ventura A. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 51—The Jitterbug Blues. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe), 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20930

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Andrews R, Dai J, McKenny J, Parker V, Phillips J, Rodriguez N, Steele W, Turrie M, Ventura A. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 51—The Jitterbug Blues. 2011. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 15

No. 126--Mr. Grover's Lung Mass

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 9:40

This episode is based on Question 126 on page 52 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Identify smoking as one of the biggest risk factors for small cell lung cancer.

  • Identify the common complications of small cell lung cancer.

  • Analyze serum values to identify paraneoplastic syndromes associated with small cell lung cancer.

  • Understand the systemic and cognitive symptoms associated with paraneoplastic secretions originating from small cell lung cancer.

Group 15
Bevan "Taylor" Choate, Divya Danda, Daniel "Brock" Hewitt, Karl Kashfi, Cody McMahan, Jennifer Roh, Andrew Shakespeare, Curtis "Rusty" Stennett, Lindsey Wooliscroft

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Choate B, Danda D, Hewitt D, Kashfi K, McMahan C, Roh J, Shakespeare A, Stennett C, Wooliscroft L. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 126—Mr. Grover's Lung Mass. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe), 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20921

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Choate B, Danda D, Hewitt D, Kashfi K, McMahan C, Roh J, Shakespeare A, Stennett C, Wooliscroft L. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 126—Mr. Grover's Lung Mass. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

Group 16

No. 128--The Best Last Day Ever

Fact Sheet

Posted: 4/29/2011
Length: 9:00

This episode is based on Question 128 on page 52 of the 2011 USMLE Step 1 Sample Exam
Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Know the number one cause of sudden cardiac failure and be able to describe its clinical signs and symptoms.

  • Understand the effects of cardiac ischemia on papillary muscles and heart tissue.

  • Understand the classic presentation of a patient with middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusion.

  • Understand the etiology of cardiac tamponade.

Group 16
Samuel Bradshaw, Katherine Carlisle, Joseph Dellinger, Matthew Helm, John Kidwell, Stephanie Villarreal, Benisha Wiltz, Benjamin Wolcott

Class of 2013

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bradshaw S, Carlisle K, Dellinger J, Helm M, Kidwell J, Villarreal S, Wiltz B, Wolcott B. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 128—The Best Last Day Ever. The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe), 2011. Available at http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20922

Jones BG, Dentino AN, Bradshaw S, Carlisle K, Dellinger J, Helm M, Kidwell J, Villarreal S, Wiltz B, Wolcott B. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series Step 1 Test Prep: No. 128—The Best Last Day Ever. Available at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx

For more information about the Texas Tech MedCast series
contact Betsy Goebel Jones, EdD, Podcast Producer and Project PI.
The Texas Tech MedCast Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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