EMS Tips Students

EMT Students: Change to NREMT Bleeding and Shock Skill Sheet

The NREMT bleeding and shock skill sheet has changed recently. If direct pressure is not successful for severe extremity bleeding proceed immediately to application of a tourniquet.

Learn more about this change from our friend Jamie Davis in episode 168 of the MedicCast..

This change was also part of the EMSEduCast episode 10 discussion with Gregg Margolis of the NREMT.


Find all of the NREMT skill sheets here.

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By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.