Here’s a practice question for the NREMT. While the question itself isn’t particularly difficult, it’s a good opportunity to look at the process for analyzing and answering Registry questions.
Break down the challenging scenario of a 62 year old male with headaches upon waking, left arm weakness and who bit his tongue while sleeping. Dan helps analyze the question and differentiate sudden vs gradual onset symptoms and what they mean in terms of differential diagnoses.
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.
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.
In the first installment of our 2021 NREMT FAQs, we addressed some interesting clinical care questions students had about the practice scenarios in our NREMT Review webinar. In this article, we’re addressing more questions students had for us. These all have to do with taking the test itself: How to prepare, when to take the test, what happens in the examination room, and some of the differences between the cognitive exam and the skills test.
Our most recent NREMT review webinar was action-packed. We covered nine diverse NREMT practice questions, talked about the best test-taking strategies, learned how multiple response questions work, and had a Q&A. With all of that, we didn’t have time to answer every question our attendees asked us during the webinar. But our Chief Knowledge Officer, longtime educator, and Emergency Care textbook author Dan Limmer is here with answers to some of the FAQs.
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.
The following things are tips we learned from working with Bill Brown, former NREMT executive director: #1. Not all patients get oxygen. Patients who do get oxygen probably…
We get a lot of calls and emails from people who have failed the NREMT. We seem to get more from people who have failed the NREMT three times. They are about to take a refresher class and come to us for advice. Our Chief Knowledge Office Dan Limmer answers their questions – and we wanted to share some of his advice.