Your first year in med school is possibly the toughest. Everything is new, the competition is fierce, and you have a ton of knowledge to absorb. But don’t panic. Thousands have done this before you, and with the right tools and a few tricks you can set yourself up for success. Get the books that work for you, give flashcards a try and before you know it you have moved from theory to practice.
This new release gives an overview of interleaving: the idea of mixing, or interleaving, and practicing several related skills together. Mixing up the topics when learning may seem harder, as it can take a bit longer to learn the material, however, the added effort of mixing can generate better and longer-lasting results. After watching the video, download our helpful .pdf to learn more.
This strategy is a little bit more subtle and is something you can think about
when trying to take in new material. Elaboration is where you enhance the
information of the learning material by relating it to other information that you
already know so that you think about it differently. After watching the video, download our helpful .pdf to learn more.
As the saying goes, "practice makes perfect" or put another way, acquiring skills and knowledge takes time and effort. The only way to know if your practice is working is by testing yourself. After watching the video, download our helpful .pdf to learn more.
If you are used to the binge and purge way of learning and cramming at the last minute for exams, you may want to reconsider your strategy. Watch the video below and download our helpful .pdf to learn more on incorporating spaced studying into your routine.
Thoracic are heart -shaped since your heart is in your thorax. Lumbar are kidney-bean shaped as the kidneys are in the lumbar area
T-ten over your belly but-ten; L3 over the knee Sit on Sacral dermatomes
To keep the cord alive, keep the needle between L3 and L5!
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Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy
Robbins Basic Pathology
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