EMT Flashcard Book

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REA's EMT Flashcard Book

Raise your score with 300 must-study test questions!

REA's flashcard book for the EMT exam helps you check your test-readiness and get a high score. Our flashcard book is the perfect refresher and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering questions while pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses.

Written by an expert with nearly 30 years of experience in the fire and EMS ...

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Overview

REA's EMT Flashcard Book

Raise your score with 300 must-study test questions!

REA's flashcard book for the EMT exam helps you check your test-readiness and get a high score. Our flashcard book is the perfect refresher and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering questions while pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses.

Written by an expert with nearly 30 years of experience in the fire and EMS arenas, our flashcards give you full scenarios to evaluate in a multiple-choice format, just like the actual test. The book contains 300 must-study questions that cover all the test categories on the EMT exam: airway and breathing, cardiology, medical, obstetrics and pediatrics, and trauma. Handy icons help you locate questions by subject, so you can review and test your knowledge in specific areas. The book also includes fun facts about the medical/EMT profession and its history.

Unlike most flashcards that come loose in a box, our flashcards are bound in an organized, portable book that makes studying a breeze. Write your answer on the front of the card, then compare it to the answer on the back of the card. This concise question and answer format makes it easy to find the right answer, and we give details explaining why the answer is correct.

REA's EMT flashcards are perfect for on-the-go review and ideal for individual, classroom, or group study.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738611303
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 5/15/2013
  • Series: EMT Test Preparation
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 195,584
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Lindsey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in Emergency Health Services at George Washington University. He retired from the fire service as the fire chief for Estero Fire Rescue, Estero, Florida. A nationally recognized figure in the emergency services industry, he also serves as the education coordinator for 24-7 EMS.

He is an experienced leader, educator, lecturer, author (including REA's EMT-Paramedic Flashcards), and consultant in emergency services. Dr. Lindsey earned his doctorate and master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida. He holds a bachelor's degree in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in paramedicine from Harrisburg Area Community College.

Dr. Lindsey has nearly three decades of diverse experience in the emergency services industry.

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Getting Ready for the EMT Exam

Serving the public as an Emergency Medical Technician is a rewarding career for anyone who wants to enter the world of first responders. EMTs are on call 24 hours a day, every day—when disaster strikes, in life-threatening medical emergencies, and in other crisis situations. When EMTs answer a call for help, they must be prepared for anything and know how to act quickly and safely when someone’s life is in their hands.

EMTs have a great responsibility to the public and must meet certain requirements before receiving EMT certification. Forty-six states require that candidates complete a training program and pass the appropriate National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam.

If you are currently enrolled in an EMT-Basic/EMT certification program and are getting ready to take the exam, our EMT Flashcard Book will help you prepare.

About Your EMT Exam
Your EMT certification requires that you take the EMT cognitive test and psychomotor test. Both portions of the exam must be passed in order to receive certification. The cognitive test is a multiple-choice test taken at a Pearson VUE testing center. The psychomotor test is a practical, or “hands-on,” examination. Your state EMS office or course instructor can give you detailed information about the specific requirements for that part of the exam.

The EMT exam is a computer-adaptive test, or CAT, that delivers questions one at a time, and the questions are not randomly chosen but instead determined by your performance on the previous question. The software that drives the test continually adjusts to your ability level. The ability estimate gets more and more precise as the exam progresses. The exam ends when there is a 95% certainty that your demonstrated competency is above or below the passing standard. Because of its adaptive nature, the exam will serve up between 70 and 120 multiple-choice items, and you will have two hours to complete the test. Each question will have four answer choices. You need to choose the best answer for the question posed. The topics covered on the exam include airway and breathing, cardiology, medical, obstetrics and pediatrics, and trauma.

For more information about becoming an EMT or locating a training program in your state, visit www.nremt.org.

About This Book
Written by a nationally recognized expert, our flashcard book gives you 300 high-quality test questions with detailed answer explanations. Each flashcard provides full scenarios to evaluate in a multiple-choice format, just like the actual EMT exam. Our test category icons help you locate questions by subject so you can target areas that need extra attention. When you’ve mastered the material in this book, you’ll be well equipped to pass the actual exam, and on your way to EMT certification.

Good luck on the EMT exam!

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