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5 Resources for People Getting Back into EMS

Limmer Creative and our products were recently cited in a list of 5 Resources For People Getting Back into EMS by Bob Sullivan at the EMS Patient Perspective blog. When you love what you do and are proud of your product, it is fabulous to get recognized for it.  It is icing on the cake when you […]

SAMPLE is Dead

SAMPLE is Dead

By Dan Limmer EMTs have been taught a SAMPLE history for some time. While it is an easy mnemonic, it has evolved into a rote process for conducting an assessment. It is time to shed our dependence on the SAMPLE history and use a more mature and appropriate process for history and physical examination. Old […]

10 Tips to Revive Your Patient Assessment

10 Tips to Revive Your Patient Assessment

Sometimes we go back into the archives and find a presentation that Dan did some time ago. This top ten list comes from a popular EMT presentation Dan did about 10 years ago called Reviving Your Patient Assessment. Some things never change. 10. Don’t splint your patient to death – multiple fractures = multiple trauma. Don’t miss the […]

Our Wishes for EMS Education in 2015

Our Wishes for EMS Education in 2015

Embrace pathophysiology as a foundation for learning. One of the major differences between the 1994 EMT-B curriculum and the existing EMS Education Standards is the need to know why. As we move into the year 2015 it seems many are still struggling with teaching pathophysiology at the EMT level. Pathophysiology is the foundation for understanding […]

[Quiz] What Type of EMT are You?

[Quiz] What Type of EMT are You?

Are you an Adrenaline Junkie, Caregiver, Burnout, Clinical Thinker or Dinosaur?  Take our 7 question quiz to find out!    

[NREMT Tip] NREMT Test Taking Tips

[NREMT Tip] NREMT Test Taking Tips

You have worked hard in class, but you won’t get certified or licensed unless you pass the test. We are committed to help you in your quest to pass the test and become an EMS provider. Use the following tips to help you pass the test: (excerpted from 5 Tips for Passing the NREMT [Audio] or  [Video]) 1. […]

[NREMT Tip] Digesting a NREMT Question

In our latest NREMT tips video from our YouTube channel, Dan discusses how to read, assess and understand a question on the NREMT certification exam in order to choose the proper answer. Update: 8/11/15 We now have another Digesting a NREMT Question video- totally new question, new advice!

EMT PASS Updated with New Audio & Predictive Scoring

EMT PASS Updated with New Audio & Predictive Scoring

Limmer Creative’s most comprehensive NREMT prep app, EMT PASS ™ is now enhanced with newly revised audio rationales and EMT PASS Predictive Scoring ™ to help you better prepare for your NREMT or state certification exam. The NREMT is a pass or fail exam – it is not about getting 100% of the questions correct- […]

NREMT Exam Cram Guide

NREMT Exam Cram Guide

For as long as there has been an NREMT exam students have been studying the wrong things. Our students re-read their books, look over exams, make flash cards. In short, they study facts. Don’t get us wrong. They need to know the facts. (If they haven’t learned them in class they are in extra trouble right […]

10 Lies You Learned in EMT Class

10 Lies You Learned in EMT Class

Call these lies, mantras, myths or misinformation, these pieces of EMS lore have been perpetuated in classrooms forever. It never hurts to occasionally clean out the closet so we thought we’d take a moment to share old—and even a few new—lies learned in EMT class. 1. Oxygen is the wonder drug The AHA pretty quickly […]