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The 2nd year students have been doing pre-clinic checkouts for the past two weeks. I'm up tomorrow. We have an hour to perform an exam on a fellow student while being graded by a staff doctor. The exam includes a case history, chair skills, a refraction (determining the patient's prescription), evaluating the health of the front and back of the eye, and measuring eye pressure.
I will finalize the preparations this afternoon but I'm sure I'll be nervous going into it. A passing grade is our ticket to see patients in the clinic. We'll see how it goes...