August 2018 ABC Advisor



Next Interactive Review Course
September 19-23 - Charlotte, NC

ABC offers an exam-focused and stream-lined review in accordance with the latest ACOG standards all in just five days. Focus on the latest high yield topics for your exam, as well as clinical pearls for your everyday practice. Each day there will be facilitated and interactive review of topics.
*This activity provides up to 46 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  

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Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity

Need help in guiding your obese patients when it comes to addressing their weight and health? Often patients look to their doctor to provide them with information and support. Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity designed a website called Why Weight. It offers a number of tools and resources to those in the health care field.  

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ABOG Oral Exam Study Tip  

Lock your textbooks away. The only references you will need are the Compendium, Precis, Prologs, and did we mention THE COMPENDIUM? These are the answer guides for your test. Contact if you need to order the newest version. A well-kept secret is to check in the back of the green journal, Obstetrics & Gynecology, every month for the latest updates to the Compendium. You’ll really impress the examiner if you are that current.

You can do it … we can help

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High Yield Oral Exam Topic   
Free ABC eBook on Oxytocin

Over the next several months we will be posting eBooks containing exam topics and oral defense tips.  This month's topic is Labor Dystocia Operative Vaginal Delivery - Oxytocin.  

ABC is with you every step 

Oxytocin eBook»


The 4th Station for AOBOG oral exam

We'll guide you through a series of visuals - FHR, ultrasounds, videos, etc. for 90 seconds as you write in your answers to the questions.  The 2nd round will be timed for 45 seconds giving you the opportunity to refine and complete your answers. Feel confident when you walk out of the exam room!  

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Written Test Taking Skills Online
Krishna Das, facilitator

Coming soon- online anytime!  How do you describe yourself as a Standardized Test Taker?  At ABC we offer a program of study that uses a methodology we call CQRPE. For those who diligently put it into practice, the CQRPE method has been proven to improve test scores at least 1 Standard Deviation (20 points). In addition to the methodology, you will learn various evidence-based techniques to empower you to overcome such challenges as testing anxiety, distraction/lack of focus, and memory/cognition issues. This integrative approach addresses multiple modalities to optimize your performance, achieve your objectives, and maximize your learning style and preferences.

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Upcoming Deadlines, Events, Dates:  

1st -  ABOG Case List due with a fee of $1025 due 
1st -  $200 late fee applied when you submit your case list to ABC for review 
1st -  ABC now accepting FPMRS, REI & MFM Thesis Manuscripts for review by ABC faculty
8th -  $400 late fee applied when you submit your case list to ABC for review 
15th - All case lists due to ABOG

1st - ABOG Written exam application now available online $1500 fee
1st - AOBOG Written exam application open, $1,175 fee
15th - ABOG releases written exam results
18th - ABC's Oral Exam Workshop - Charlotte, NC 
19th-23rd - ABC's five-day review course - Charlotte, NC
24-29th - AOBOG OCC exam at Pearson-Vue centers

28th - Subspecialty thesis' due to ABOG

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