Call these lies, mantras, myths or misinformation, these pieces of EMS lore have been perpetuated in classrooms forever. Don’t let these catch you up on the NREMT exam!
Maybe the best 20 minutes of NREMT advice you’ll ever get! Dan offers 10 key test prep tips he picked up from talking with former NREMT Executive Director Bill Brown, who wrote our test prep app EMT PASS.
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.
The introductory module of any course has important information, but EMT students frequently gloss over that content for the “cool” material. This quiz will reveal if you paid attention on A&P, lifespan development, medical/legal and more.
Learn the pros and cons of an EMS career in fire service, with guest presenter Rom Duckworth! The fire service is known for stable employment, good pay, benefits and retirement. It’s estimated that 75-80% of all fire department runs are EMS calls. Most fire departments require at least EMT certification to be hired.
You’ll be called for diabetic patients. You may have the option of using a blood glucose monitor but the history is also important. This clinical minute explains both.
We can’t see the GI system but there are a lot of organs involved and the potential for serious conditions are many. This clinical minute will tell you how to examine this system.
Perhaps one of the most frequent calls for EMS, it is vital to know how to assess the cardiac and respiratory system. This clinical minute provides information on high-yield techniques.
The neurological system is the control center for the entire body. This clinical minute explains some of the most important neurological assessments you can perform as an EMT.
It is important for an EMT to know how to assess various body systems. This clinical minute explains why.