"This one-of-a-kind interactive workbook prepares medical students for the Clinical Skills exam (CS) by simulating patient cases likely to be tested. Includes over 60 simulated practice cases in internal medicine ob/gyn pediatrics psychiatry and surgery. Each case includes a brief patient background and clinical pearls while the workbook format gives students an opportunity to develop checklists for each case. Students will also find this useful for end-of- clerkship OSCE. "
"SECTION A: THE EXAMINATION
Introduction: What is the “CSE”?
Who is the Standardized (Simulated) Patient?
The Day of the Test
Beginning the Standardized Patient Encounter
Developing the Checklist
The Physical Examination
Physical Examination Findings That May Be Seen in a
Five Simple Steps to Effective Communication
Improving Interpersonal Skills Quickly
Common Communication Challenges
Using a Translator for Patient Interviews
The Inter-station or Patient Note: How to Pass the Written Part
SECTION B: PRACTICE CASES
SECTION C: THE FINAL WORK-OUT