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.


What Happens If I Don't Pass the NREMT?

Simply put... you study more and retest! The NREMT allows three attempts to pass your exam before you have to take a refresher course. After an unsuccessful attempt, you will receive an email containing feedback on your failing score. This will show what areas were above passing, near passing, and below passing. You have to wait 15 days to retest after your last examination before you can reschedule your next test. At EMTprep, we receive a lot of emails of students that do not pass their NREMT on the first round, or second round, and sometimes even their third. We know it’s disappointing to not do as well as you...

You've decided to become an EMT professional. You went through the details of choosing what school to go to, financial aid, and picking your classes. You withstood the long class hours, the grueling sleepless nights of studying, the challenging exams, and let’s not forget, the endless cups of coffee. After all the hard work, you passed EMT school! Congratulations! You should be very proud of yourself, we are!

Next step: pass the NREMT.

This one test is the only thing between you and landing your dream job. You’ve come this far, and you’re not going to let this stand in your way. 

At this point, you’ve hopefully been studying regularly to pass...

How Much Time Should I Spend Studying for the NREMT?

If you’re asking yourself this question, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. This is a common question we receive from students. But really, how much time is enough? How many hours should you put in? Does the amount of time studied guarantee a pass? What will set you up for success on this test?

We recommend that you allow 2-8 weeks to study for the NREMT. 

Use your textbook, class materials, and an online study prep, such as EMTprep.com. This is not the type of test you can cram for. By exposing yourself to the types of questions and format of the test through EMTprep.com’s content, it will definitely...

Simplifying Acid-Base Balance

This lecture is a quick overview of the baseline fundamentals everyone in EMS should know when it comes to acid-base balance. 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. 

Writing Great PHCR's 4/4

This video goes over the Plan section of our PHCR’s and also looks at an entire mock PHCR. 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. 

Writing Great PHCR's 3/4

In this third video in the PHCR series, we examine what to put down on the assessment line. 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. 

Writing Great PHCR's 2/4

We look at how to write a great objective portion of our PHCR’s. 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. 

Writing Great PHCR's 1/4

In this video, we examine how to write an excellent subjective portion of your chart using the SOAP format. 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. 

Introduction to 12-Lead EKG Interpretation

Steve Williams, Co-Founder of EMTprep.com walks you through his 8 step approach to reading 12-Lead EKG’s. 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. 

Intracranial Pressure

This video reviews what happens in the brain when intracranial pressure, or ICP, is increased due to traumatic brain injury or stroke. 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.