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The 6 Month (or More) Plan

Based on the responses you gave us, this is the suggested study plan for your board exam review.  You are a methodical planner, and prefer to absorb details.  You view studying for an exam to be a necessary evil, but prefer to learn for your practice, not just to pass a test.  This is what we have put together for you:

OUR SUGGESTION:

Because of the amount of time you will have to study with this plan, we recommend purchasing our Platinum Package, which includes our Advanced Practice Provider Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop, Emergency Medicine Board Review Series, Emergency Medicine QBank,  Emergency Medicine Audio Review, Emergency Medicine Review Flashcards, and Emergency Medicine Stimulus Review.

Time to Exam

Recommended Materials

Daily Schedule

6 months or more

Textbook and Notes

Clinical Skills and Procedure Course

For 1 hour per day, you should incorporate an organized review of any textbooks you may have, and any prior notes you have taken.  Depending on your reading speed, this should take you 3 months to read through to completion at 1 hour per day.

Take a good lecture and procedure based clinical skills workshop that is designed for your test.  Take notes and ask questions!

3-6 months

Textbook and Notes

Focused Board Review Series

Test Question Bank (QBank)

Clinical Skills and Procedure Course

 

A well designed board review series will include brief topic-focused lectures that address the commonly tested items on your blueprint.  An excellent board review series will be practice-based and also translate to real world practice in addition to the test.

Review any notes you may have taken and add to them with your review notes. 

Continue 1 hour per day of review by combining 1-2 lectures per day and category-based QBank questions.  This will reinforce your reading.

Take a good lecture and procedure based clinical skills workshop!

 

3-2 months

Focused Board Review Series

Test Question Bank (QBank)

Podcasts/Audio Review

A well designed board review series will include brief topic-focused lectures that address the commonly tested items on your blueprint.  An excellent board review series will be practice-based and also translate to real world practice in addition to the test.

Continue 1 hour per day of active focused review.
Combine 1-2 lectures per day with category-based QBank questions.  This will reinforce your reading and memory.

Add 1 hour per day of passive learning such as our Audio Review, and concentrate on a different category that what you were actively studying.  This will give your brain a break, and help you as you continue your other focused review.

Choose 1 day a week to put your review away and take a break.

8-4 weeks

Focused Board Review Series

Test Question Bank (QBank)

Audio Review

 

2 hours per day of active focused review.   Combine 2-4 lectures per day with category-based QBank questions.  You should have completed the board review series lectures by now.

Continue 1 hour per day of passive learning such as our Audio Review, Flash Cards, and Stimulus Review.  The more ways you can stimulate your mind to learn without heavy concentration, the easier you will retain future topics

Choose 1 day a week to put your review away and take a break.

 

4-2 weeks

Board Review Series Notes

Test Question Bank (QBank)

Audio Review

Stimulus Review

Review Flash Cards

Review all of the notes you took in the Board Review Series.

Continue 1 hour per day of passive learning such as our Audio Review, Flash Cards, and Stimulus Review.  The more ways you can stimulate your mind to learn without heavy concentration, the easier you will retain future topics.

You should be taking daily practice tests as recommended in the QBank maximization page.  These tests should alternate between your remaining test questions, and your weakest areas to ensure you don’t miss anything.

Choose 1 day a week to put your review away and take a break.

4 weeks or less

Board Review Series Notes

Test Question Bank (QBank)

Audio Review

Stimulus Review

Review Flash Cards

 

Review all of the notes you took in the Board Review Series.

Continue 1 hour per day of passive learning such as our Audio Review, Flash Cards, and Stimulus Review.  The more ways you can stimulate your mind to learn without heavy concentration, the easier you will retain future topics.

You should be taking daily practice tests as recommended in the QBank maximization page.  These tests should alternate between your remaining test questions, and your weakest areas to ensure you don’t miss anything.

Choose 1 day a week to put your review away and take a break.

Take the day before your exam off.  You earned it!

This program is accredited for up to 90 credits/hours and 20 emergency medicine procedure credits/hours.  When combined with our Advanced Practice Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop, participants will be eligible for up to 112.25 emergency medicine credit hours32 emergency medicine procedure hours, and 27.25 pharmacology hours.

 

Review modules can be purchased individually and combined with our other board review products to

make the ultimate personal review package!

 

All of our online educational products include 1 year of complimentary access to our Clinical Toolkit with Personal Notes, which renews annually for $49.99.

This is added to your purchase at checkout with no extra charge!  You may cancel your subscription at any time.

         
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