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.

Training Categorized: Operations

           In this article, we are going to discuss what Ebola is, how it is spread, how we prevent its spread, and how we treat it in the field. A few years ago there was an Ebola outbreak that caused widespread panic and in order to combat this panic, we want to educate ourselves on how this happens and what we can do about it. There is still a lot of research that is being done on Ebola to determine how to best combat it, cure it, prevent it, and reduce its effects on us.

            Ebola is the name for a combination of 4 viruses that infect humans, one virus strain that affects primates and pigs, and one virus strain that isn’t fully understood...

How to Apply a Sling and Swathe

This video reviews how to apply the sling and swathe when dealing with arm injuries, strains, sprains, dislocations. 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.

Commonly Used EMS Acronyms

In this video, we review the most commonly used acronyms in EMS. SAMPLE, OPQRST, AVPU, SOAP, AEIOU-TIPS, DCAP-BTLS, BSI. Remember, always follow your local protocols.

Beck's Triad

This video reviews the three components of Beck's Triad: low blood pressure, distended neck veins, and muffled heart tones. These components should lead you to suspect cardiac tamponade.

Cardiac Tamponade