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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.

Do you fail if you kill a patient?

Do you fail if you kill a patient?

Our friend, Becky Valentine, posted a note on her Facebook page telling a story where she heard a student waiting to take their final practical ask, “Is it a fail if you kill the patient?” It is a great anecdote—and one of the many questions our students ask that make us both smile and shake […]

High Tech/Low Tech in EMS Education

High Tech/Low Tech in EMS Education

Much is said today about the tech-enabled classroom. Simulation, classroom response systems (polling) and gaming are becoming mainstream practices. These high tech methods create a dynamic classroom that appeals to students and provides solid education. But what about low tech? All too often EMS is an all-or-nothing proposition. In this case, either heavily reliant on […]

Our 2017 Wishes for EMS Education

Our 2017 Wishes for EMS Education

In our third annual round up of wishes for EMS Education we see two overall themes prevail. We have some new wishes and some oldie but goodie wishes (Hint: more Pathophys!)

We Still Aren’t Teaching Enough Pathophysiology

We Still Aren’t Teaching Enough Pathophysiology

We put weekly poll questions on our EMTReview.com site. They are designed to challenge students or highlight important topics. On one recent pathophysiology question, we noticed that very few students got the correct answer. The answers they chose showed very little understanding of pathophysiology. We probably don’t have to mention that one of the hallmarks […]

A Look Back at EMS Education in 2016

A Look Back at EMS Education in 2016

Limmer Creative has been posting our wishes for EMS education for a couple of years now. While 2016 was quite a year with intense politics and numerous celebrity deaths, let’s see how EMS fared this year by taking a look back at our 2016 list. Embrace the 2015 AHA Guidelines – Success We have (finally) […]