EMTprep Free Training Materials

Our Free Training Materials include articles, test day tips, study guides and training videos as well as words of advice for both your NREMT journey and EMS career.


Field Internship Series Episode 2 - The First Critical Call

In this episode of our Field Internship Series, Carli and Dan discuss what's going through their minds on their first critical call. Learn from Dan as he brings you the FTO perspective and from Carli as she relives her first cardiac arrest call on her internship.

This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.

Mechanism of Breathing

In this video, we review the active and passive processes of inhalation and exhalation. For more great free content, be sure to check out EMTprep.com and our Free Training page.

This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.

Field Internship Series Episode 1

In this episode, Dan and Carli discuss Day 1 Expectations and what you can do as the Student to set yourself up for success.

This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.

National Registry Exam Tips Webinar

Join us as we discuss some test-taking tips that can help you as you challenge the NREMT exam. Be sure to check out EMTprep.com and our Free Training page.

This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.

Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology Overview

In this video, we do a quick overview of the airway and respiratory anatomy and physiology. We end with a quick overview of gas exchange at the capillary level. For more great free content, be sure to check out EMTprep.com and our Free Training page.

This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.

You have completed your paramedic program. How exciting! You put in a great deal of time, energy, hard work, and money towards this goal, and you have finally accomplished it. But what’s next? Obtaining a job in the field of EMS can be daunting. Whether you choose to work for a fire department, private ambulance service, hospital, or clinic, you will be faced with confronting the "unknown" daily. In most cases, you will have no real idea of who you will encounter that day, what you will see, or what skills you will be required to perform. Additionally, you will likely work long hours, and be stretched to your limits mentally and physically. It is not an...

What is chest recoil, and why is it so important?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is one of the most fundamental skills for any EMS provider to know and perform well. It is the crux of emergency medicine, and is a truly straightforward physiologic principle: pump for the heart when it fails to do so for itself.

The rules of CPR are simple: pump hard and fast. The recommended rate of compressions is 100-120 beats/min, and the recommended depth when doing compressions on an adult is one third the depth of the chest. By doing this, the provider performing compressions is able to continuously move blood throughout the body by forcibly pushing...

So, you decided on a career in EMS, now what?

Many of us think that finding our dream career is the ultimate battle. Once we find our passion, we can pursue our dreams with bliss and never look back. However, the cold, hard, reality is that this is rarely the case, especially in EMS. The field of emergency medicine is riddled with burned out, overworked, stressed, and traumatized individuals who leave the field of EMS after only a few short years and never look back. In fact, some studies show that after leaving EMS, many experience an increase in quality of life, and often in fields unrelated to EMS1. Sadly, this is no secret to those in the field,...

Landing Zone (LZ) setup

In this video, we ask our staff Flight Medic what you need to know in the field and on the NREMT for setting up and managing a proper landing zone (LZ). Always follow your local protocols.

Chest Seal Placement

A quick overview of commercially available chest seal devices. Remember to always follow your local protocols. If using this as a study aid for the NREMT, remember that you will most likely be questioned on the 3-sided chest seal device that the instructor mentions in the video.