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 […]
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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. […]
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: We now have another Digesting an NREMT Question video- totally new question, new advice!
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- […]
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 […]
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 […]
The end of the year coincides with many things. Christmas and Hanukkah, the end of the semester, and perhaps most of all, reflecting on the many blessings we have. Students may not be the first things that come into your mind when counting your blessings (especially at this time of year), but they are the […]
58 year old male resuscitated from cardiac arrest. Initial arrest rhythm was VF. What does the ROSC rhythm show? Should you activate the cardiac cath lab? HINT: It’s irregularly irregular with narrow complexes (which should give you the rhythm). Now what caused this cardiac arrest? ANSWER: Yes! You should activate the cardiac cath lab. In […]
We get a lot of calls from educators who say that they have seen their NREMT pass rates going down. While there are many reasons for this, here are three quick things you can do to pick them back up. 1. Don’t forget about pathophysiology. When the education standards came out in 2008 – 2009 […]