Free study resources for the NREMT exam

How to Auscultate Heart Tones

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

In EMS, routine auscultation of heart tones is largely ignored. Often times this is due to a lack of education on what to listen for. The goal of this study...

How to Pass the Oral Station

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

At EMTprep, we often hear of the struggles our students have with the oral station during their NREMT practical skill exams. Students will usually complain that their proctor was too...

2015 CPR & ECC Changes

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

Every 5 years we get an update to the CPR guidelines courtesy of the AHA. Some years, we see minor changes and other times we see major changes like we did in 2010 where the A-B-C sequence was completely rearranged....

2017 NREMT Practical Skill Exam Changes

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

In an effort to make the practical skill check offs more realistic and applicable, the NREMT is changing the way it verifies competency. Currently, each level of student (EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic), must pass roughly 12...

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Cardiac Tamponade

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

In EMS, chest pain and chest injuries are some of the most critical and time-sensitive patients we encounter. Cardiac Tamponade is no different...

Acid Base Balance/Imbalance

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

Acid-base balance is the balance between the body’s acidity and alkalinity. An acid is a hydrogen ion or proton donor. A base is a hydrogen ion or proton acceptor. Acidity and alkalinity...

Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

In the prehospital setting, airway is your first priority when treating a conscious or semi-conscious patient (If they’re unconscious, we check circulation first to determine the need for compressions, then we check airway). Endotracheal intubation...

John’s NREMT Success Story

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

"My name is John Woods and I'm an EMT in Bremerton, WA. I have spent the last 8 years in the military but decided I wanted to get out and...

Brandon’s NREMT Success Story

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

I started to get into the world of EMS after having very close friends who are employed at various Fire Departments around the area where I currently live. So I...

Rhythm Strip Review

EMTprep Staff | Nov 9, 2021

The paced rhythm is often simultaneously easy and complicated. You put on your 4-lead cables and take a look at the monitor. “What the heck is that?” may be your...