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USMLE Step 2 CS Course

The USMLE Clinical Skills (CS) Exam Course aims to systemically guide participants through each step of the USMLE Step 2 CS exam. The tutors are recent Alfaisal alumni who have cleared the exam comfortably and would like to share their test strategy and tips on acing the exam. The course will cover the following areas:


  • Introduction to the Exam

This session will cover the components of the CS exam, what to expect on the examination day, preparation and resources to use, booking and traveling details

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills

This session will go over CIS component of the exam, challenging questions, building empathy and rapport during patient encounters and counseling scenarios

  • History Taking and Differential Diagnosis

This session aims to review the differential diagnoses for each organ system and aids in building an approach to each case. By the end of this session, participants will be able to tackle any case using the outline

  • Physical Examination 

This session aims on learning focused physical examination skills for each system needed for the exam

  • Practice Cases

Simulation of 1-2 common scenarios likely to be tested in the exam along with stepwise analysis of each component with an intensive feedback session

Course Date and Time: February 22, 2020, from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Course Directors: Dr. Omar Khdeir and Dr. Fareeha Abdulwali

Target Audience: Medical students from all academic years and universities are welcome to register for the course, however, priority will be given to senior students and/or those who have already registered for USMLE Step 2 CS Exam.

Venue: MS3-005, Alfaisal University

Course Fee: Alfaisal students: SAR 100; Non-Alfaisal students: SAR 200

Payment needs to be made to Mr. Ahmed Khan in the College of Medicine Offices (3rd floor) in order to confirm your registration.

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