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.
Hitting the books: What does that really mean?
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?
How Do EMS Students Study, Learn, And Succeed?
Like other EMS educators, I have struggled with ways to help my students learn, study, and succeed. I was guilty of telling my students they must read the textbook; in fact, I would tell them to read it more than once. It wasn’t until I realized that textbooks aren’t novels; they are a resource and a reference; they don’t have to be read from cover to cover. Students should focus on the topics they are struggling the most to comprehend.
How To Teach Thinking Skills
Your EMS students have two big hurdles ahead of them: passing the NREMT and becoming a confident, competent provider. The same set of critical thinking skills is needed for both – and it’s up to you as their educator to develop their thinking skills.
Making A NREMT Study Guide
Everyone wants to know what’s on the NREMT. If you know anything about the National Registry – or have spent any amount of time Googling for NREMT exam questions – then you know there’s no definitive list of test questions you’re definitely going to get. We want to talk about how you can build a very specific study plan around a not-so-specific list of test items.
NREMT Exam Cram
Learn what you need to study for the NREMT. Download a handy 2 page guide to use for optimal and targeted studying.
NREMT FAQs Part 2: What To Know About The Test Itself
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.
NREMT FAQs: Aspirin, Naloxone, BLS Vs ALS
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.
NREMT FAQs: Test Anxiety, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, & Medical Terminology
We are on our third installment of NREMT FAQs, sent in by students during our live review session! This time around, our student attendees had questions involving: Test Anxiety, OB/PEDS, and Medical Terminology.
NREMT Question Example: Blood Glucose Levels
Here’s another seemingly simple NREMT-style question. This one is about blood glucose levels and mental status.