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Ace Question Bank (Qbank) was created by a group of dedicated physicians who are passionate about quality and excellence. We were inspired to create it after witnessing the challenges our young colleagues face while preparing for the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I and the toll it takes on their personal relationships.
Having experienced these difficulties firsthand, we know how difficult it is to properly manage your clinical rotation and how adequately preparing for the MCCQE 1 exam can be an intimidating and nerve-wracking experience. On the other hand, the lack of a Canadian question bank that provides a unique, reliable, and up-to-date platform for MCCQE 1 exam preparation has inspired us to create a platform with the most recent updates and most accurate medical insight in a concise and well-organized format with a simple and user-friendly interface to facilitate MCCQE 1 exam preparation and boost performance while making preparation easier.
Why Ace Qbank?
Because Ace Qbank is specifically designed with you in mind and is the only Question bank in Canada for the MCCQE part 1 exam preparation built based on the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) objectives. We strive to make it much easier for you while we boost your performance and most certainly save your most valuable asset, time.
For this reason, we have included hundreds of summary tables, algorithms, and summary points along with many unique pictures to simplify the complex and sophisticated clinical concepts without sacrificing core concept for fast preparation and with constant revision and updating of the content of the question bank, we have created the most reliable resource for MCCQE 1 exam preparation. It certainly doesn’t end there; there is more.
The reference section at the end of each question provides additional resources for further study as well as indicates the MCC objective that was addressed in that question, allowing you to easily track your progress through the MCC objectives list as you go through the question bank.
What is unique about Ace Qbank?
Numerous separate texts as references are suggested for MCCQE 1 exam preparation. Such a vast reading list is neither a practical nor feasible means of approaching this critical exam for most candidates and often tends to induce frustration and anxiety. Having made this realization, we decided to develop an advanced information system based on MCC objectives which covers all high-yield medical diseases with a particular focus on covering the MCC objectives.
Additionally, to help you prepare better for the MCCQE 1 exam, we approached the MCC objectives from various perspectives, ensuring that each question includes a detailed explanation of the correct answer and why alternative answers aren’t correct in order to highlight clinical concepts and significantly improve your performance on the MCCQE 1 exam.
How does Ace Qbank help in MCCQE 1 exam preparation?
During the MCCQE Part 1 exam, you have to accurately diagnose, manage and treat the presented clinical case by choosing the correct answer within one minute, which is not impossible but is not an easy task either and requires much preparation. The MCCQE 1 exam has two major parts a clinical decision-making section and multiple-choice questions during which you have to choose the correct answers.
There are three distinct platforms in which Ace Qbank offers MCCQE 1 test preparation. Question bank and clinical decision-making cases will assist you in better preparing, and self-assessment will allow you to monitor your progress and discover and correct any flaws before the actual exam.
Question bank (Qbank) contains Over 2400 exceptionally well-written multiple-choice questions designed based on the MCC objective. Questions contain detailed explanations of the correct answer and why alternative answers aren’t correct, with many vivid illustrations that facilitate the rapid retrieval of essential information and are used to present in-depth data conveniently. Hundreds of summary tables and algorithms are provided to help clarify complex clinical concepts. Additionally, an integrated feedback system provides data analytics. Using an analytics-based feedback system, you can use your performance data to make decisions and make necessary changes to improve your performance.
Clinical decision-making (CDM) contains over 140 clinical cases. Clinical cases are uniquely designed and exclusively focus on high-yield topics to help you develop the multi-step critical-thinking skills needed to correctly answer MCCQE1-style questions.
Self-assessments are a true simulation of the MCCQE 1 exam that helps you to evaluate your progress towards becoming test-ready.
Self-assessments are based on the MCC objectives, there are 120 questions in total, and for accurate assessment of performance, the questions of self-assessments are distinct from the questions you have seen in the main question bank. Each question has a reference section that provides additional resources for further study as well as indicates the MCC objective that was addressed in that question.
Therefore, wrongly answered questions on the self-assessment could serve as a warning for future issues on the actual exam. The MCC objective in the reference section, on the other hand, will help you to locate the objectives covered in those questions and work on them before it is too late, which is why we strongly suggest the self-assessment before the actual MCCQE 1 exam.
In nut-shell, self-assessments are equipped with unique build-in diagnostic feedback highlighting areas of strength and weakness.
What are the features of the Ace Qbank?
Ace Qbank has several distinguishing features. However, the major characteristics of the Ace Qbank are divided into two categories; one category includes summary tables, algorithms, and summary points, while the other category includes interfaces, accessibility, and feedback.
Many Summary tables, algorithms, and mnemonics, along with summary points, are created to make understanding of detailed and complex medical concepts very easy. These tables, flow charts, along with mnemonics are organized as a high-yield resource to endorse the rapid recall of the essential facts in a well-organized and efficient manner for last-minute review. We tried our best to presented information in concise and easily assimilated visual formats.
Summary tables to clarify essential concepts and improve retention. All summary tables are in color design for easier study.
Algorithm includes both diagnostic, management, and treatment steps to a rapid recall of the essential facts in a well-organized and efficient manner
Mnemonics to make learning memorable and fun and improve exam day recall.
Summary points are concise summaries of high-yield must-know information to reinforce key concepts within a paragraph to facilitate rapid and easy last-minute review.
Hundreds of colorful images throughout the question bank to highlight clinical findings.
Here at Ace Qbank, we aim to provide our customers with an exceptional experience. Therefore, we have created a feedback system to hear from you. We certainly would love to hear from you, and we welcome any constructive feedback. You can also submit and notify us of any issues you encounter with the interface via the feedback system. Feedbacks are taken seriously, and we respond to feedback as quickly as we can.
Ace Qbank’s interface is not excessively complicated; it is a user-friendly design that makes sense to the ordinary user and does not need an extensive explanation of how to use it. Ace Qbank’s interface was designed to be simple and to give rapid access to common functions or instructions. It is simple to use, visually appealing, and highly customizable (creating questions, time mode, or tutor mode). It is designed to simulate the MCCQE 1 exam in order to significantly reduce performance anxiety. In the self-assessment and time mode of the main question bank, the interface definitely provides a realistic feel of the actual MCCQE 1 exam.
Use the way you want– desktop/tablet/mobile– the Ace Qbank layout offers a broad range of options for the inspiring presentation of content and functions since it is designed for small viewports with a focus on the user’s activities and needs. Taking everything into consideration, Ace Qbank is made to be available on various devices, and more importantly, all are synced to a central database.
Ace Qbank is a Canada question bank designed to assist Canadian medical students and international medical graduates (IMGs) in preparing for the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam (MCCQE) Part 1 in order to become certified by the Medical Council of Canada. Although Ace Qbank focuses on problems most frequently encountered in the primary care setting, significant attention is also given to potentially serious problems that would be dangerous if missed. Diagnosing a problem in its early, undifferentiated stage is much more difficult than after symptoms have progressed to the point that the diagnosis is evident.
Evidence-based health care is the integration of the best medical information with the values of the patient and your skill as a clinician. We have updated our evidence-based medicine (EBM) content, so you can focus on how to best apply it in your practice. The overall process is designed to boost your confidence and refine your knowledge of the diagnostic methods, therapeutics, and patient management techniques presented in each clinical vignette. We sincerely would like you to score high in the board exam and do well on the wards.
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