Thorough knowledge of the homeopathic materia is one of the crucial aspects of being able to consistently and efficiently achieve success with homeopathic medicines. This is necessary to be able to use homeopathy in a managed care environment. Sometimes the task of learning the materia medica seems so daunting that we resort to leads to unsatisfying results. In this presentation you will learn a simple, step-by-step, life long, method for studying the homeopathic materia medica from a classical, Hahnemanian perspective. The method is based on an analysis of the various types of materia medicas available, as well as concepts from learning theory. Consistent use of this method should result in true mastery.