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What are Step 2 CK subjects?

What are Step 2 CK subjects?

According to the USMLE, Step 2 CK includes test items in the following content areas:

  • Internal medicine.
  • Obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Pediatrics.
  • Preventive medicine.
  • Psychiatry.
  • Surgery.
  • Other areas related to providing care under supervision.

Is Step 2 CK like Nbme?

There are no NBMEs for Step 2 CS, as the exam is based on real patient encounters rather than multiple choice questions.

What is tested on Step 2 CK?

Step 2 CK assesses an examinee’s ability to apply medical knowledge, skills, and understanding of clinical science essential for the provision of patient care under supervision and includes emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

Which is the hardest Usmle?

Biochemistry. Most medical students agree that biochemistry is by far the most difficult topic you will find on the USMLE. Not only is there a ton of information to memorize and absorb like a sponge, but because biochemistry is at the cutting edge of medicine in 2020, it’s also changing almost every single day.

Which Usmle step is the hardest?

USMLE Step 1
Unofficially, people have claimed USMLE Step 1 is the most difficult and important of the 3-part USMLE series.

Is Step 2 CK difficult?

Step 2 CK is much much tougher. Both exams require huge amounts of application skills, reading in between the lines, quick thinking but Step 2 CK takes the cake because of the depth and unpredictability of questions involved.

Is 263 a good step 2 score?

Data provided by the National Board of Medical Examiners, which administers the USMLE, indicate that the average score for Step 2 CK, for US medical graduates, hovers just above 240 – generally it’s been 242 to 243 over the past few years. The 25th percentile is around 232, while the 75th percentile is around 256.