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Texas Tech MedCast Step 1 Prep Videos 2012

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 YouTube (search Texas Tech or MedCast).

The Step 1 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 2009-2012 Sample Exams, available here:
2009 Sample Exam
2010 Sample Exam
2011 Sample Exam
2012 Sample Exam

Texas Tech MedCast Podcast Series:
Episode Title, Information, Learning Objectives and Fact Sheet (pdf) Presenters 2012 | Link to YouTube Video

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Group 1
COPD in the Sauna

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 2:29

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Explain the mechanisms of chronic inflammation

  • Describe the role of a persistent stimulus in chronic inflammation.

  • Explain why hyperplasia is the result of increased cellular stress.

  • Describe the underlying mechanisms of chronic bronchitis.

2012 Group 1
James M. Abbey, Ifeoma O. Aduba, Steven M. Dahl, Karen A. Edwards, Ryan J. Hogue, Kourtnee M. Lindgren, Andrew F. Navetta, Black F. Webb
Class of 2014

Group 2
A Fast Fasting

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 3:14

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the symptoms of protein-calorie malnutrition.

  • Differentiate protein-calorie malnutrition from total calorie malnutrition.

  • Explain how alcohol abuse can cause protein-calorie malnutrition.

2012 Group 2
Back:  James Deal, Blake Werner, Lane Aiena, Joseph Holman, John Frankel, John Ngo
Front:  Lela Ruck, Jill Fadal, Nic Thompson, Tiffany Lock (from L to R)
Class of 2014

Group 3
Saturday Night Shiver

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 4:15

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the route of temperature sensation from peripheral neuron to preoptic area.

  • Describe what pathway carries temperature sensation.

  • Explain where in the brain temperature sensation is registered.

  • Describe the anterolateral spinal tract with its various functions.

2012 Group 3
McKellan Binkley, Blake DeWitt, Sherean Farvardin, Jason Hunt, Jessica Lorenzana, Jacob Nichols, Meghan Sheehan, Sarah Tilford, Joshua Wesley
Class of 2014

Group 4
ACEing the Diagnosis

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 4:48

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe electrolyte imbalance, specifically hyperkalemia, in a geriatric patient.

  • Describe angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors as drugs that can cause hyperkalemia in geriatric patients.

  • Explain the mechanism through which ACE inhibitors can cause hyperkalemia.

2012 Group 4
Back:  Cynthia Sirri, Quinton Slaughter, Tyler Wildey, Kayla Foster, Michael Hwang, Adetomiwa Ogundere
Front:  Jaden Evans, John Whitney, Karen Luk, Keeley Bramblett (from L to R)
Class of 2014

Group 5
Metabolic Disturbances in the Diabetic

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 2:45

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the mechanism of metabolic disturbance based on clinical history and lab values.

  • Explain the physiological processes that accompany metabolic disturbances.

  • Predict clinical findings in a patient based on medical history and lab values.

2012 Group 5
Matthew Anderson, Katy Britten, Drew Farmer, Nicole Bussiere, Suzette Luke, Michael Pandya, Aleem Kanji, Seth Wilhelm
Class of 2014

Group 6
Don't Go Blocking My Heart

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 2:11

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure.

  • Explain the mechanism of action and physiologic response to cardio-selective ß blockers.

  • Explain the rationale for using a cardioselective versus a nonselective ß blocker.

  • Explain the role of carotid baroreceptors in the regulation of blood pressure.

2012 Group 6
Back:  Michael Aterno, Hugo Kato, Jonathan Ford, Emily Calasanz, Darshan Patel
Front:  Charles Willnauer, Esha Lukose, Joan Strong, Jessical Gillen (from L to R)
Class of 2014

Group 7
Mission Possible:  Aspirin Toxicity

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 3:08

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step 1-Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • List the signs and symptoms of salicylate toxicity.

  • Describe a suitable antidote for treating salicylate or aspirin intoxication.

  • Explain the clinical uses of additional drugs and antidotes:  -Allopurinol, -Naloxone, -Sodium Bicarbonate, -Ammonium Chloride, -Flumazenil

2012 Group 7
Back:  Christopher Fox, Randy Atkins, Jong Yoo, Berthina Coleman, and Mohammed Qureshi
Front:  Erica Griffin, Meera Subash, Skyler McLaurin (from L to R)
Not Pictured:  Glen Kaudy
Class of 2014

Group 8
M Spikes are a Pain in the Back

Posted: 10/18/2012
Length: 2:37

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on a USMLE Step -Style question.

Learning Objectives: the second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the common findings of multiple myeloma.

  • Differentiate between multiple myeloma and other diseases found in older patients.

  • Describe the epidemiology related to multiple myeloma.

2012 Group 8
Back:  Nina Ngo, Bryce Bushe, Miles Maizada, Jarrad George, Kelechi Azuogu
Front:  Rosa Guerra, Rachel Cooley, Michelle McClelland, Ashley Cowan (from L to R)

Class of 2014

 


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