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.
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.
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 […]
I’m not sure I’ve ever met a student who walked out of the NREMT exam and said, “I knew all the words on the exam.” I am sure I’ve heard hundreds of people come out of the exam and say there were words and diseases they’d never, EVER heard of.
Good decisions are the hallmark of the best public safety professionals. Sometimes though, a morally good decision may violate policy, put your job at risk or create friction between team members.
Learn what you need to study for the NREMT. Download a handy 2 page guide to use for optimal and targeted studying.
You have worked hard in class, but you won’t get certified or licensed unless you pass the test. We are committed to help you in your quest to pass the test and become an EMS provider.
“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” Miles Kington, probably never thought his quote could be used for EMS. Now let’s talk about our knowledge and wisdom of oxygen.
A lot of EMT Review users bombed on a recent study center poll related to trauma and pathophysiology. In this post, we review the question and answer, and link you to the resources you’ll need to improve your understanding of pathophysiology.
One of the biggest issues we hear about when talking to our students and educators, after NREMT exam anxiety, is confusion about the patient assessment process for EMTs. The EMT assessment has changed quite a bit over the years, and a brief history may help to understand why it’s such a concern today: Pre-1994 EMT-A […]