1) USMLE Road Map: Emergency Medicine
This text was written by the Cook County EM faculty with this clerkship in mind. It is easily digestible during the 4 week clerkship. The 100 question multiple choice exam at the end of the rotation is based on the contents of this book. You can purchase the book at your local bookstore, Amazon.com, check it out at the library, or purchase it for $20 from Estella Bravo. Click here to view the book on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/USMLE-Road-Map-Emergency-Medicine/dp/0071463887/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&quid=1298517738&sr=8-2
2) EM Clerkship Primer: A Manual for Medical Students
Available at http://www.saem.org/saemdnn/Academies/CDEM/tabid/835/Default.aspx. See “Introduction to the Emergency Department” attached to this handout.
3) Online SAEM Practice Questions
The Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) has practice tests available online that we can get you access to. In addition to your name, all we need is your e-mail address. The site is http://www.saemtests.org/. E-mail Estella Bravo to get signed up. Your evaluation will not be based on these test (PRACTICE ONLY!).
4) Online Cook County Photoquiz
The Cook County Student Clerkship Photoquiz is available on www.proprofs.com. Go to: http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=cook-county-student-clerkship-photoquiz and try your luck at this 50 question exam. The password is photoquiz. Completion of the photoquiz is required – give a copy of your certificate to Estella for your file. Your score is not factored in to your evaluation.