Passing the NREMT starts with taking responsibility for your own learning. Choose success. To achieve success, do the work throughout the course: Go to class and sit in the front row Ask your teacher questions, but never ask “Do we need to know this for the test?” Read the textbook before class Take notes Review […]
Best EMT Test Prep Ideas
At the Minnesota EMS Educators conference I was really struck when Heather Davis said, “More practice tests are more effective than more studying.“ If you fail a written test, especially if the questions are application and comprehension, rather than retention your time is better spent becoming a better test taker. Sure if you fail a […]
Stephanie Limmer had been posting about her journey through EMT school. In a final post she reminds us that often the most difficult part of EMT or paramedic training is balancing all of the other responsibilities we have outside of class. Sometimes students stay in class way too long, further exacerbating home and work problems, […]
Today, at 1 pm CT, I am presenting “Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving” to EMS Educators in the HealthONE webinar series. There is still time to register. I hope you can attend. These are the slides I am presenting. Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving from Greg Friese
Video: EMS Study Tips
Jim Hoffman shares some of his best study tips for EMT and Paramedic students in this video: Get ahead with EMS Boot Camp. Click here for more information and to sign up for the EMS Exam Boot Camp video recording.
I recorded this video interview with Chris Montera at Pinnacle EMS 2010 in Miami for EMS1.com. In our conversation we discuss cheating in fire and EMS education, the responsibilities of students and educators, and the implications on content developers. Developing more engaging and interesting educational content often comes at the expense of time and energy […]
5 Quiz Question Writing Tips
I use Articulate e-learning software to create quiz questions for online EMT and paramedic continuing education. The software makes the process easy. The real difficulty is writing quiz questions that engage the learner and assess their new knowledge based on the lesson objectives. Determining the type and difficulty of quiz questions as well as actually […]
Paramedic Review, a new iPhone App from Limmer Creative, is a sophisticated exam prep app that can be used anywhere at anytime. Much like its counter part EMT Review, a veteran Paramedic or a new medic will benefit from this application. This app is a tool for education, and in my opinion in a world […]
Need CE Right NOW!
I just finished my National Registry re-registration application … nothing like waiting until the absolute last minute. Fortunately I have enough CE and have met the refresher requirements through regular training sessions. Now I just need to track down my training director for the official letter and my medical director for a suggestion. Two weeks […]
Multiple choice exams are an inevitable part of initial and ongoing EMS training. Good exam questions are based on the course objectives and content. Question writers attempt to assess your recall of information, but often more importantly, your comprehension and ability to apply knowledge. If you want to get better at taking EMS examinations follow […]