AAHAM STUDY TIPS

  • Invest in a study manual or other study material

  • Set a goal to cover X # of pages daily before you begin to study

  • Take notes while studying

  • Separate material into smaller sections

  • Make sure you organize your study material using tabs, etc. so that you can easily reference certain sections as needed

  • Study with a partner or group

  • Attend webinars & study sessions (if not offered at your facility reach out to another through AAHAM)

  • Study daily

  • Changing your place of study every once in a while can be beneficial

  • Make flash cards and carry them with you. You can look at them while at appointments, check out lines while shopping, at the gym or anywhere where you have a free moment.

  • Join AAHAM & find a mentor or there may be one within your organization

  • Pace yourself

  • Avoid distractions & don’t allow yourself to become easily distracted

  • Allow downtime for information to process. You need to take short breaks when studying for long periods of time

  • Plan the length of study period based on the amount of material to cover

  • Study when you are at your best by finding the best time of the day for you

  • Get proper rest or refresh with a nap

  • Have a positive attitude by being excited about the opportunity