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          Success in the oral board station of the paramedic certification exam relies on being thorough, professional, and competent. Since this station involves no actual application of skills and is completely verbal, it is important that your patient assessment treatment priorities are conveyed clearly. The NREMT oral board scenarios evaluate scene management, patient assessment, patient management, interpersonal relationships, and overall integration (NREMT, 2018). Integration takes into account your verbal report, field impression, and transport decision (NREMT, 2018). 

          Scene management hinges on recognizes potential hazards throughout...

One might assume you could take what you’re proficient at with static cardiology and walk into dynamic cardiology and be good to go. Wrong. Remember the AED station during your EMT practicals? The proctors want to see that you’re capable of operating your monitor and are able to treat cardiac patients who are going in and out of ACLS related arrhythmias. 

Attacking these scenarios is doable. Practice and train like you fight. Over and over again. When the time comes to perform the skill, follow these steps, and BE SURE TO ACTIVELY LISTEN TO THE PROCTOR:

  1. BSI. Ask yourself if the patient appears stable or unstable. Be ready to defend your...

In this station, you’re tasked with showing the proctor you know how to correctly diagnose a rhythm strip and then state your treatment of the patient experiencing that arrhythmia. Attacking these scenarios is easy, just follow these steps in order:

  1. Review the scenario presented out loud and then examine the strip. 
    • Look closely for pulse status (absent or present) and any clues regarding whether you feel the patient is Stable or Unstable.
  2.   State to the proctor, “This is __________ . I believe they are (Stable or Unstable) based on the information provided.
  3. General treatment of the patient experiencing this is _____________...

You’re busy, we definitely understand. It’s hard to find time to do anything extra these days! Between working, trying to exercise regularly, spending time with family and friends, enjoying a hobby, and staying on top of laundry, finding any sort of extra time in the day is difficult. Any extra time you do have, we know the last thing you want to do is fill it with studying. Unfortunately, passing the NREMT won’t happen if you don’t squeeze in hours of studying. You can do it!

At EMTprep, we’ve tried to make the studying process as easy as possible for you. We’ve designed the program to fit into your schedule. You set the pace to get the results you...