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Exam Item Creation

Exam Item Creation

There are many reasons to create exam items. We want to verify student knowledge, evaluate our instruction and prepare our students for the national certification exam. With all this in mind, the following guide can be used to help create effective exam items.

New LC-Ready Tutorials for Educators

New LC-Ready Tutorials for Educators

There are lots of great features for educators on LC-Ready. We have put together some resources for you to learn more about how to best use our app resources and reporting tools in your classroom.

Are computers really the issue?

Are computers really the issue?

A recent New York Times opinion piece discussed the issue of laptops in the classroom. It was a popular piece and frequently shared among EMS educators but are we looking at the problem from the wrong direction?

NREMT: Ridiculous or Relevant?

NREMT: Ridiculous or Relevant?

As exam season starts, Facebook study groups are lighting up with posts from students who find perfectly reasonable questions totally outrageous. They label the NREMT as “ridiculous” and “out of touch with the street.” Why? Because they are poorly prepared for what to expect.

Tight and Right: Feedback for Item Writers

Tight and Right: Feedback for Item Writers

Writing good NREMT style questions can be difficult. Our items writers are getting great advice from Todd Vreeland on their questions. We have gathered his advice here – be sure to check it out before writing your next exam.

On Seizures, Syncope and Science

On Seizures, Syncope and Science

Not all research papers provide everything you need to know about a topic. It is up to the reader to carefully read, analyze, think and apply each bit of information to clinical practice. How can published research impact EMS thoughts and practices in the field?

4 Steps for Evaluating a NREMT Question

4 Steps for Evaluating a NREMT Question

What is the most important information in the stem of a question? We propose that there are 4 steps you can use to best evaluate a NREMT question.