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The Tomato Philosophy

The Tomato Philosophy

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” Miles Kington, probably never thought his quote could be used for EMS. Now let’s talk about our knowledge and wisdom of oxygen.

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.

Emergency Care History: Baptism Kits

Emergency Care History: Baptism Kits

A fun find in the first edition of Grant’s and Murray’s Emergency Care – instructions on how to baptize a still born baby.

[WEBINAR] Your first EMS job: Now what?

[WEBINAR] Your first EMS job: Now what?

Join The EMS Siren, Amy Eisenhauer, for a 1 hour webinar on navigating your first job in EMS. From figuring out the chain of command, communicating with patients and their families, career planning and of course how to keep yourself both mentally and physically healthy. She will share tips on ways to cruise through your first job and avoiding some of the most common mistakes!

Limmer Creative Plans Item Writing Workshop

Limmer Creative Plans Item Writing Workshop

KENNEBUNK, MAINE – Limmer Creative — a publisher of study and exam preparation products in EMS, nursing and allied health — is hosting an item writing workshop in Las Vegas coinciding with 2017 EMS World Expo in October. The item writing workshop, similar to those hosted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), will provide […]

My History with Emergency Care: Editions 1-13

My History with Emergency Care: Editions 1-13

By Dan Limmer My association with the Emergency Care EMT textbook is long and passionate. When I was too young to take an EMT class, I was in a Red Cross Advanced First Aid class next door to an EMT class at the University at Albany. I met the EMT instructor and asked if he […]

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?

Mastering Burn Formulas

Mastering Burn Formulas

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.