||Dr. Jensen Anesthesiology & Pain Board P.R.E.P.
Powerful Weapons to Pass Oral Boards!
|Big Red Video
||Audio Red Video
||Ranger Red Video
Big Red is the premier tool for Oral Board
preparation, containing essential information for the tip of the brain and the
tip of the tongue. Much of Big Red needs to be
memorized. Besides reviewing the top topics tested, Big Red
covers the lists, differentials, and defenses of controversial positions.
Despite attempts by others to copy it, there is simply no substitute for
Big Red. It is the best single source for Oral Board preparation.
Big Blue vs Big Red - There REALLY are BIG Differences!
Audio Red is Big Red read
and discussed by Dr. Jensen in audio format, available on 24 CDs
. Big Red is the most focused, integrated,
and comprehensive tool for Oral Board preparation. "The Tongue is the only edge
tool which grows sharper with instant use" (Mark Twain) and
Big Red helps enormously with verbal organization. Reading through
Big Red repetitively is critical, but hearing it read and discussed
by Dr. Jensen greatly facilitates command of this central source. After all,
what better way is there to prepare for a talking test than to be in a talking
environment. By listening to Audio Red you can
put Big Red where it belongs, on the tip of your
"Spiels by Niels" contains the top 75 - 100
Oral Boards "spiels" - lists, differentials and
defenses of controversial positions. It is easy to carry and use and is an
excellent source for the Oral exam. Simply put, a "spiel"
is defined as a short talk - exactly what is required at many junctures of Oral
Boards. "Spiels" need to be on the tip of your tongue
for use at any moment during the exam. Memorization, especially camouflaged,
appropriate to, and within the context of a patient care problem is extremely
powerful during an oral examination. "Spiels" greatly
facilitates such memorization.
Ranger Red is a unique book of 15 cases in audio format
on 18 CDs of Oral Board
examinations. These are actual cases which have been used in past ABA
Oral Board examinations, including a new, important, recently recorded CABG case.
Each case is divided into 5 parts: an outlining drill,
testing drill, outlining critique, testing critique, and audio examination.
First, outline the stem question and take the test before comparing your
answers to the written and taped responses of the # 1 Board coach in the
U.S.A., Dr. Jensen. Ranger Red allows you to develop,
practice, and test the very skills required for excellence on the Oral Boards,
namely scripting, outlining, and verbalization. So often, the practice
component is missing. Ranger Red gives you this
practice and provides the answers and insights in a unique and interesting
|Ranger Running Video
"Ranger Running CDs". The six sample cases sent to
each examinee are important for two reasons. First, they are sometimes used as
actual exams. Second, even if the exact case is not encountered, the approach
to similar problems in a practice setting provides an undeniable advantage on
exam day. Often the sample cases are not properly reviewed or there is doubt
about the best answer or approach. The Ranger Running CDs
help solve this problem. Modeled after Ranger Red, they consist of notes and
audio CDs which allow for self-testing and correction (in written and
audio form). Wouldn't it be an advantage to have an extensive review of the
very exam upon which you are tested? It's happened! Even if the reality is not
quite that perfect, understanding the correct approach to many of the problems
presented in these cases is very applicable to other situations encountered in
the examination room. One Ranger commented, "Virtually everything I was asked
had been covered in some similar manner in either Ranger Red or the Running
This little book will help you pass Boards. Itís for use in the operating room, late at night, on the go, and in quiet moments; it will complete your mental game.
Perhaps more than anything else I do, the great words and lines in this little book--Passing Boards: Pearls, Parables, and Passages for Peak Performance-- help me on a daily basis to find focus, stay sane, stay positive, and Beat the Beast of Boards.