In partnership with EMS1, we produce short quizzes on a variety of NREMT subjects and current hot topics. Explore the following quizzes and test your knowledge! CPR | For Educators | Medical Emergencies | Med Term |Pathophys | Pediatrics | Pharmacology| Trauma GENERAL ⇾ EMT Curriculum Nooks & Crannies Test your knowledge of infrequently used […]
Whether you teach EMT or paramedic courses, it is your responsibility to keep your knowledge fresh and relevant. Here are 5 ways to keep current on important EMS issues without breaking the budget or needing more hours in the day.
Over the years there have been some very meaningful books written by EMS providers. Here are five authors in the “must read” category. If they have written it, you should invest the time in reading it. Would you add other authors?
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 […]
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 […]
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!)