By Christopher Ebright Case You respond to an accident involving a semi-truck that drove off a bridge five hours ago and fell approximately 50 feet onto a set of railroad tracks. The driver, who fell asleep at the wheel, is still entrapped within the cab. His lower extremities, from the hip down, are still pinned […]
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.
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.
By Chris Ebright EMS is called to a residence to assist in the search for a missing child. At the scene, EMTs are informed that numerous officers are combing a four-block area for a three-year-old male that wandered away from his uncle’s home. The uncle states he was filling a cooler with ice in the […]
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.
Strategies for students waiting to take the NREMT. You are confused. You are angry. You may have been displaced from the classroom and lab. Your dream of becoming an EMT, AEMT, or paramedic by taking the NREMT this May might not be a reality. The Pearson Vue test centers are closed. When they open, the […]
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.
By Chris Ebright Oxygen. We love it, and it keeps us alive. The atmosphere contains 21 percent oxygen, and we exhale, on average, 16 percent. Thus, with the billions and billions of cells within our body, they operate using only 5 percent of the oxygen we intake. Simply amazing! As efficient as the body is, […]
By Chris Ebright Case Presentation EMS responds to a residence for a seven-year-old male with a cough and trouble breathing. This episode began two hours ago and has been accompanied by a runny nose without any other symptoms. His mother has been treating him with albuterol by a nebulizer, but he has progressively become more […]
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.