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Texas Tech MedCast Step2CK Prep Videos 2011

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The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year geriatrics rotation. 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 USMLE Step2CK Sample Exams:
2008 Sample Exam
2009 Sample Exam
2010 Sample Exam
2011 Sample Exam

 

Questions selected for 2011-2012 year so far:  2, 14, 31, 36, 38, 46, 48, 61, 67, 73, 104, 124

 

Texas Tech MedCast Podcast Series:
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1A, Question 48
Mrs. Hamilton's Postmenopausal Bleeding

Posted: 7/21/2011
Length: 3:16

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 48 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam

This video simulates a medical student and physician discussing a case of post-menopausal bleeding and the appropriate next step in management.
Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the most appropriate next step in management for a woman with intermittent, light vaginal bleeding

  • Compare potential management strategies

Group 1B 2011-12
Camille Stephens & Mary Ann Weaver, Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

3A Question 2
Keep It Moving

Posted: 9/15/2011
Length: 4:28

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 2 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • List the common risk factors for the development of pressure ulcers.

  • Identify techniques for preventing pressure ulcers.

  • Stage ulcers and recognize treatment strategies for each stage

  • Apply knowledge to USMLE Step 2 CK exam question.

Group 3A 2011-12
Giancarlo Toledanes, University of North Texas HSC, Fort Worth
Ryan Owen & Gerrid Warner, Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

3B Question 38
Dermatomyositis and the Pimping Patient

Posted: 9/30/2011
Length: 6:20

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 38 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of dermatomyositis

  • List the cutaneous findings associated with dermatomyositis

  • Describe the appearance and description of Gottron's papules

  • Describe how to diagnose and treat dermatomyositis

  • Differentiate dermatomyositis from scleroderma, and myasthenia gravis

Group 3B 2011-12
Jay Wofford & David Schafer, Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock
Giancarlo Toledanes, University of North Texas HSC, Fort Worth

4A Question 67
Anemia in the Iron Woman

Posted: 10/14/2011
Length: 9:30

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 67 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Recognize abnormal lab values in an iron deficient patient

  • Describe the role of the peripheral smear in iron deficient anemia

  • List the signs of the most common cases of iron deficiency anemia in geriatric patients

Group 4A 2011-12
Sherazad Islam and Amy Sikes, Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock
Amby Schniers, University of North Texas HSC, Fort Worth

5A Question 46
Battle of the Bulge

Posted: 12/30/2011
Length: 4:11

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 46 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the common diseases and disorders among the elderly

  • Recognize, evaluate and initiate appropriate management of geriatric syndromes

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of vaginal prolapse in an elderly woman

  • Compare options for nonoperative management of vaginal prolapse

  • Select the most appropriate management

Group 5A 2011-12
Dan Rhoads, Meagan Jarboe, Jenny Nguyen - Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

5B Question 31
A Charlie Brown Medical Problem

Posted: 12/30/2011
Length: 7:35

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 31 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the common diseases and disorders among the elderly

  • Recognize, evaluate and initiate appropriate management of geriatric syndromes

  • Understand appropriate management of a solitary lung nodule

  • Understand key features of the differential diagnosis for lymphadenopathy

  • Identify features, risk factors, and diagnosis of non-small cell lung carcinoma

Group 5B 2011-12
Charla Allen, Libby Williams, Taylor Louden - Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

6A Question 36
To Be, or Not To Be

Posted: 12/30/2011
Length: 7:20

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 36 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Understand the components vital to determining capacity to consent to medical intervention.

  • Understand when a substitute decision maker may be required.

  • Understand the "chain of command" when determining the substitute decision maker.

  • Understand that good medical practice depends on a mutual understanding and relationship between the doctor, the patient and the family with the patients welfare, autonomy and wishes a central focus during end of life care.

Group 6A 2011-12
Casey Stuhlman, Ryan McKenna, Mike Berry - Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

6B Question 73
Too Much of a Good Thing

Posted: 1/06/2012
Length: 7:00

Episode Fact Sheet

This episode is based on Question 73 of the 2011 Step2CK Sample Exam.
 Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the common signs and symptoms of chronic digoxin toxicity.

  • Understand what agent reverses digoxin toxicity.

  • Describe how digoxin can potentially affect a patient's EKG results.

Group 6B  2011-12
Omar Shoukfeh and Wes Lane - Class of 2012, TTUHSC Lubbock

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