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App Information: EMT Tutor

This post was contributed by Micah Holmes of Code3Apps. Leave a comment about what makes a great EMS and you might get picked for a free EMT Tutor download code. The EMT Tutor (iTunes link) is an educational development app for the EMT.  It was developed drawing from my knowledge and past experience, which includes […]

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NREMT Item Writing Workshop Day 1 Recap

I just completed day 1 of an NREMT item writing workshop at NREMT headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. So far it has been a great experience and I have learned a lot about the process of constructing test items. Item Writer Selection The NREMT regularly invites EMS educators to apply to be item writers. I submitted […]

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Video: Trauma Patient Assessment

Questions: 1. Is making a video like this a good way to learn and review the NREMT patient assessment skill? 2. Is watching a video like this a good way to review trauma patient assessment? 3. How do we transfer the skills learned and practiced in this static environment to a dynamic real patient assessment?

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EMS Boot Camp: Steve Whitehead presents Conquering Skill Stations

Paramedic, educator, and blogger Steve Whitehead is presenting an session on Monday May 10 – Conquering the NREMT Skill Stations – at 2000 eastern time. Steve is an experienced educator that is adapting his proven classroom presentation for EMT and Paramedic students for the live and interactive format. Register now for the free […]

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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 […]