Affordable online interactive workshop for USMLE Step 3 & CCS


USMLE Step 3 Review & CCS Workshop is an online interactive review of USMLE Step 3 and CCS. Designed to help medical students pass this crucial final part of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), focuses primarily on Clinical Case Simulations (CCS). CCS comprises approximately 25 percent of USMLE Step 3 exams, so a high score on CCS is vital.

Developed and taught by highly experienced teaching physicians,'s USMLE Step 3 review and CCS workshop have a proven track record of success. Launched in 2008, has taught thousands of CCS and USMLE Step 3 students. More than 97 percent of their attendees have passed USMLE Step 3 exams.

Unlike most other USMLE Step 3 and CCS reviews, all of's live reviews and lectures are online to serve students across the globe.

CCS Workshop

If you're getting ready to take the USMLE Step 3, you must study and practice CCS prior to the exam. provides live interactive reviews of CCS. Each workshop is taught in a webinar event, allowing students to review CCS from the comfort of their own homes and to watch and practice CCS cases under supervision in a virtual classroom. Students save both time and money on their CCS review.

Each live CCS workshop is designed to strengthen students' approach to patient care. Students learns how to maximize the delivery of quality care in the 25 minute time allotted for each CCS simulation and how to follow through on critical CCS tasks.

The CCS workshop is set up as a combined lecture and hands-on learning environment. Every student gets to practice CCS and have his or her CCS methods analyzed by professionals.

Template:2columnboxgray The first three to four hours of the CCS workshop includes a lecture on the USMLE Step 3 CCS strategies mentioned above. At the end of this lecture, several very important Step 3 CCS cases are practiced in an interactive format. As one of the students practices the CCS case under supervision, others get to watch the case practice on their own desktop and ask questions like in a live classroom. Students receive immediate feedback and guidance from the instructor. The instructor carefully monitors students' approach to a CCS case and corrects any inadequacies.

USMLE Step 3 Review

The USMLE Step 3 review is done in a live webinar over several days. It provides USMLE Step 3 students with intensive, high-yield material and live interactive lectures that will help them easily pass and achieve a high score on the USMLE Step 3. During this live lectures, participants can let the instructor know that they have a question by using a "raise hand" icon on the webinar screen. The instructor will then unmute the participant so that he or she can directly ask questions. There are four options from which to choose:

  • USMLE Step 3 rapid review
  • USMLE Step 3 topic review
  • USMLE Step 3 full-length, one on one review
  • USMLE Step 3 review DVD

USMLE Step 3 rapid review

The rapid review sessions are 26 hours long and spread over a three day period.

  • Day One - Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry
  • Day Two - Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary / Ventilators / Critical Care, Infectious Diseases and Dermatology
  • Day Three - Nephrology / Acid Base, OBGYN, Rheumatology, Orthopedics / Sports Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Pediatrics and Neurology

The participants will be provided with Archer high-yield USMLE Step 3 lecture notes in a powerpoint format.

USMLE Step 3 topic reviews

Topic reviews are held online in groups of six. These are detailed lectures on a specific topic, with a particular focus on each attendee. Students purchase only the topics they want to review. There is an oral quiz at the end of each USMLE topic review session. All further questions are answered via email.

USMLE Step 3 personal tutoring / full-length review

The full-length USMLE review is on a one-on-one basis, spanning 40 to 45 hours. This course is designed both for those who failed USMLE Step 3 in the past and for those looking to achieve high scores.

Each USMLE personal tutoring session is tailored to a student's specific needs, baseline knowledge and schedule. Each full-length session covers all USMLE topics and concludes with rapid quizzing. Students receive unlimited guidance until they've taken the USMLE Step 3.

USMLE Step 3 review DVD

For those who missed the above live webinars, also offers a DVD recording of a live webinar. The DVD includes everything you will see and hear during the webinar, including the full audio of the instructor, live capture of the instructor's desktop screen and a copy of the presentation slides in powerpoint format. The advantage of the DVD is that you can listen to it as many times as you want. However, the limitation is that you will not be able to ask questions like in a live, interactive session.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Webinar?

A webinar is a large group interactive and live online conference with a web interface where participants view PowerPoint slides. Presenters speak over the conference call and control the powerpoint slides. Participants may ask questions during the conference at designated intervals. Participants can also participate in various applications and work on the presenter's desktop if the presenter transfers the desktop controls to the participant.

Why Webinar?

Webinar improves the convenience of scheduling and gives you access to the live lectures right from your home. Moreover, it reduces travel and time-lost costs.'s webinars are especially useful for resident physicians with hectic work schedules who have very little time to access the live lectures.

How are webinars organized?

Webinars are conducted via teleconference and through interactive online collaboration tools (no software costs or special equipment needed).

What are the technical requirements to access a webinar?

Participants will need a computer with internet connection and a microphone or a telephone. Audio is done through the webinar's conference call and the video ( powerpoint slides, CCS live case practice ) is a capture of the presenter's desktop screen.

Additional Information

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