EMS relies on tradition and habit. We’ve done things for a long time and we were often reluctant to change. Here is our compilation of things students should be taught and current EMTs should know.
Student Topics, Tips and Tricks
You’re required to learn and remember massive amounts of clinical information. Our Tips and Tricks are a series of articles and great tools to reinforce that material and help you remember it when it counts. From clinical insights to test preparation tips, you’ll learn more here.
One of the biggest pieces of advice given for the NREMT (or any exam for that matter) is “Don’t read into the questions.” It is solid advice—yet many students don’t totally understand its meaning.
The 5 absolute worst pieces of advice on taking the NREMT exam found on social media. These are real!
The 2010 and 2015 AHA guidelines changed our approach to oxygenation, but some students are still taught to administer oxygen by NRB to chest pain patients with adequate sats. In this post, we examine four different candidates for oxygen therapy.
Does EMS training make witnessing death more complicated than it has to be? Dan shares a story of a death he witnessed and what his responsibility was in that situation.
The NREMT isn’t going to test facts alone. They test application of those facts. You need to know the material at a deeper level. Learn how to get more practice in answering application questions.
Students mean a wide variety of things when they say they hit the books—many of which don’t turn out to be particularly beneficial when it comes to exam preparation. What should you do?
The H’s and T’s are not just for pulseless cardiac arrest, but as one avenue for assessment of the unknowns in a patient without reliable history and information. Here is how six H’s and five T’s can be used in patient assessment.
We overheard Dan Limmer, our Chief Pass-ologist, talking to a student during his office hours on EMTReview.com. The student had two days until he took the NREMT exam and asked Dan what he thought he should study. Many of you are headed to the NREMT this month after completing your EMT class. We thought you might like to know what Dan said.
There is a good chance you’ll see a burn question on the NREMT exam. Here are a few tips for mastering the burn knowledge and formulas you may need. Burns are classified by depth: superficial, partial-thickness and full-thickness (see table). The image is a partial thickness burn. Note the blisters, wet appearance and missing layer […]