All workshops are held in Manhattan, New York City, at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, located at 53 East 124th Street. The dates of the workshop are:
CIS Intensive (Day 1): Monday, August 27, 2018
ICE Intensive (Day 2): Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Exam Encounters Intensive (Day 3): Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The CIS (Communication and Interpersonal Skills) Intensive offers a comprehensive and interactive workshop on history taking and communication skills geared specifically to the Step 2 CS examination, covering exactly what questions to ask, and how to ask them. Skills necessary to pass the CIS portion of the exam are thoroughly covered.
During the ICE (Integrated Clinical Encounter) Intensive, the workshop continues deepening the skills learned during the CIS Intensive. Emphasis is on the Physical Exam and the Patient Note. Extensive practice in both areas is offered, including specific PE techniques needed to pass the Step 2 CS Exam and a Patient Note Writing Practicum.
Exam Encounters Intensive (Day 3)
Our Workshop culminates in our unique Exam Encounters Day, offering a practical, hands-on experience interviewing standardized patients; observation and discussion of up to 12 SP cases; timed practice typing two patient notes on the computer, using the exact USMLE Step 2 CS template; and review of all patient notes.