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    Why is it that I have such a hard time understanding what the NREMT(National Registry-EMT's) exam is trying to ask. I always either read to much into them or not enough. Does anyone have any advice?
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    What helped me on the Registry and for other tests I take, is that I look at who takes the test other than me.

    As for the Registry, it is everyone from the Big City EMT running 20+ calls per shift and serving the population of one million plus, to the po-dunk county EMT (not that that makes them bad people! ) that may run 1 call a month and serves a population of 10 people.

    Read the question once and go with your gut. If the answer doesn't jump out at you, skip it and come back. Remember that you skipped one though, it really stinks to come to answer question 200 and your bubble sheet says you are on question 195.

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    Talking thanks :)

    thanks for your advice!
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    Get the study materials (booklet and CD-ROM) off their website. It has some very helpful stuff. Also, look online for nremt practise tests. They help a great deal as well.

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    What I usually did was just go with my first answer, it seemed like I got more mixed up if I was second guessing and reading to deeply into the question.

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    You've already got the best advise there is, but I'll repeat it anyway.

    Practice Tests
    Take as many as you can get your hands on (w/in your book buying budget) - Pool your $$ w/ some class mates and split the cost of test books.

    IMHO - the best test book to get is the one that NREMT put's out. The questions come directly from the same database as the real test - what could be better ?

    Gut Instinct
    Your first reaction is most often the correct one. NEVER change an answer unless you are 100% sure you now know the correct answer.

    Also try to keep in mind the questions you're not sure of as you test. Another question farther down my either jog your memory or even give you the correct answer (not likely but it happens from time to time)

    Test Taking "Tricks"
    Next - NEVER and I mean NEVER read anything into the test question. If it ain't there - it ain't there period. That is the biggest tripping point on NREMT exams. There is one "most correct" answer, but the other answer(s) will make you think "well, if it had / said / did this then" . . .

    That should send up a big red wrong answer flag every time.

    Also remember that a question may have more than one "right" answer, they are looking for the "most correct" answer.

    i.e. - you find a 20 y.o. male lying on the floor of a local warehouse. Lying around him are several broken shipping containers. He appears unresponsive and is obviously bleeding profusely from a gash on his upper left leg. Your first action would be to . . .

    A) Establish unresponsiveness
    B) Control the major bleeding
    C) Establish Scene Safety
    D) Ensure BSI precautions
    E) Establish C-Spine control

    O.K. so this one isn't quite as tricky as NR, but Hopefully this illustrates my point. The "most correct" answer would be C (then D, E, A, and B in that order).

    Good luck on your next test.
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    Airway and O2 is essentially the correct answer to all the questions, but know the book on OBGYN

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    Just took the NREMT-P test in January. Remember your ABCs. Basics come first.
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    Took the Basic test monday with a fever and a nose that wouldn't quit running. Now I wait.

    When in doubt, Scene Safety, BSI, Airway.

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    when i took the exam, i used the scrap paper to cover up the answers before i looked at them. just read the question, remember your basics, answer the question, and uncover the answers. if you know your stuff, 9 times out of 10 the answer or a variation of it will be there... the method kind of refers to not changing your answers. i ended up passing the first time, maybe it will help you. Good Luck!

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