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Thieme Review for the USMLE® Step 2: CS for IMGs


Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781684201969
Publication Date: May 2020

CS for IMGs is a comprehensive resource designed to help IMGs pass the Step 2 CS exam on the first attempt

Thieme Review for the USMLE® Step 2: CS for IMGs includes all the components that International Medical Graduates (IMGs) need to pass the USMLE® Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam. Created by international CS exam prep instructor and physician Mohamed Elawdy and expert American pronunciation trainer Dara Oken, this groundbreaking resource reflects their combined expertise in preparing IMGs for the CS exam. As such, it's the only resource needed for USMLE® CS prep!

Key Features

The first all-in-one CS review book

  • Addresses all three exam components: ICE, CIS, and SEP
  • ICE section provides systematic organization and consistency in its coverage of Medical History Taking, Physical Examination, and Patient Note
  • SEP section includes word-level concepts (syllables and stress), sound-level concepts (consonants and vowels), and grammar concepts

Practice-intensive tools

  • Role-plays and model videos with standardized patients (SPs)
  • SEP pronunciation and grammar explanations, exercises, and videos
  • Flowcharts, checklists, and self-assessments
  • Easy to replicate approach to target differential diagnosis

The text and the accompanying audio and videos provide unparalleled study prep tailored to the CS that will lead to a higher score on this vital exam.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

1 The Basics, Component 1, Integrated Clinical Encounter
2 The Basics, Component 2, Communication and Interpersonal Skills
3 The Basics, Component 3, English Proficiency
4 Chest (Cardiology and Respiratory)
5 Abdomen (Gastroenterology and Urology)
6 Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 Pediatrics
8 Musculoskeletal System
9 Psychiatry
10 Neurology
11 Miscellaneous
12 Mini Cases
13 Appendix

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