Plan to successfully passWritten Exam Clinical Practice Evaluation
Gathering information: WrittenExam• What are the requirements to apply for it?• How much does it cost?• When and how often can you take it?• What’s the educational purpose of the exam?
Gathering information• What contents will you be tested on?• What type of exam of exam is it?• How many questions does it include?• What reference texts do you have to revise?
Written Exam• How can I succeed in taking the exam?• What are my strengths to prepare for it?• What personal barriers do I have to overcome to pass it successfully?• To what extent am I committed to achieve my professional accreditation
Strategic Learning• Be aware of exam approaches• Engage in deep learning• Implement a Study Plan• Achieve highest possible marks
Develop a Study System Goals Learning style Study time Personality Attitude
Manage your time• Set mid and long term goals• Use a personal planning system• Plan forward and backward• Prioritize your tasks• Break down tasks into smaller ones
Manage your time• Defend your study calendar• Study at the same time everyday• Have a 15-minute break every 90 min.• Celebrate your achievements• Use your peak times wisely• Overcome procrastination
Use Active Study Strategies Notes Annotations Mind maps Outlines Summaries Revisions
Use Effective Reading Strategies with a reading purpose to get the gist the text to get a framework of the content to create mind maps key information on the margins of main & secondary ideas in your own words
Design Your Study Plan• Define content areas• Determine strengths & weaknesses• Identify resources available• Develop a realistic schedule• Study with others• Plan for self-review sessions