Takeaways for writing high-quality multiple choice exam items as learned from our first item writing panel in Las Vegas October 2017.
There is a good chance you’ll see a burn question on the NREMT exam. Here are a few tips for mastering the burn knowledge and formulas you may need to be successful both on the exam and in the field.
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magical formula to guarantee a passing result on the NREMT? Sadly, there isn’t. But we do have some ideas of what the components might be and how they can help you pass the NREMT the first, third or even the sixth attempt.
Want to know where you need to study more for the NREMT? Take our NREMT style exams in the TEST module and get a scoring breakout according the five topical sections. Available for EMT Review Plus and AEMT Review apps.
One of the biggest pieces of advice given for the NREMT (or any exam for that matter) is “Don’t read into the questions.” It is solid advice—yet many students don’t totally understand its meaning.
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.
A continued discussion of the ways for instructors to help students deal with each of the stages of NREMT grief.
In my years of helping students pass the NREMT, I have observed thoughts and actions similar to those familiar with Dr. Kubler Ross’ stages of death and dying. The stages begin with shock after exposure to good NREMT style practice exam questions and continue as the student continues to prepare for the NREMT.
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 […]
Whenever there are changes in practice, students and educators alike wonder (or more like agonize about) how and when the changes will be implemented on the NREMT exam. Fortunately, the NREMT is pretty straightforward with information in this regard. They have posted dates for American Heart Association changes and changes to bleeding control when tourniquets […]