The Advanced Pre-Clinical Review Program (APCRP) offers a unique combination of Board Review preparation and Clinical Experience. This is a great introduction to the American system that gives students a better understanding of clinical concepts learned in class and practical application in clinical scenarios.
The 16 week program consists of 2 different sets of activities – 8 weeks USMLE Step 1 Preparation & 8 weeks Advance Introduction to Clinical Medicine (AICM) Course.
USMLE Step 1 Prep:
- Live Lectures provided by highly experienced faculty
- All Subjects based on the content from USMLE Bulletin
- Basic Sciences taught as individual subjects; Clinical information via organ-based manner
- Handouts and/or presentations containing the key aspects provided
- Q-Bank questions
- Peer Advising & One-on-one tutoring offered
Advanced Introduction to Clinical Medicine (AICM):
- 3 week intensive workshops in various clinical techniques, radiology interpretations, Foley catheter, IV insertion, NG tube, air way managemnt and hospital procedure and guidelines
- 5 weeks of supervised Patient Encounters during rotations in a number of different departments including: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, OB/Gyn, Pediatric and Surgery
At the end of the sixteen weeks, a detailed evaluation and grade report are sent to each student’s medical school, which may acknowledge up to 16 weeks of credit.