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.
You are about to teach an AEMT or paramedic class. You have a group of wide-eyed EMTs wanting to learn more and progress to the next level (or to at least play with needles). How can you tell if your new students have the raw material it takes to succeed at an advanced level? Or perhaps you are finishing an EMT class, and you want to assess how well the students learned during your course—and how they will be able to think and function in the field.
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.
There was a TV show called “What’s My Line” from the 1950s – the 1970s. I have memories of watching this show with my grandparents back then. The celebrity panel asked questions of people on the show to guess their occupation. Why am I writing about this old TV show? I was looking for a […]
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.