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Beschreibung

Test-taking strategies and steps to succeed as an EMT

No two EMT exam experiences are exactly alike, as questions are tailored to the test-taker and range in topics from handling medical emergencies and patient assessment, to medical ethics, ambulance operations, and pediatrics. EMT Exam For Dummies takes the intimidation out of the test, offering everything you need to prepare for—and pass—the exam. Along with the book, there is also an online companion website that features two additional practice tests, and over 200 flashcards to ensure that you do your best on test day.

Career opportunities are abundant for certified EMTs, and this straightforward guide increases your chances of scoring higher on the computer-adaptive and practical portions of the exam so you can get out in the field and dispense lifesaving medical care. In the book, you'll find an overview of the EMT Exam, including test organization and how the exam is scored, content review with practice questions, a sneak peek at the practical exam, and one full-length practice test with detailed answer explanations.

  • Includes sample test questions and detailed answers throughout, as well as a sneak peek into the practical test
  • Gives you two bonus practice exams via the companion online test bank, with tests available in timed and untimed formats, and more than 200 flashcards that cover all the test topics
  • Offers clear test-taking advice for passing the crucial, practical part of the exam
  • Covers the psychomotor component of the EMT Exam

EMT Exam For Dummies has everything you need to succeed as an EMT and continue your training, and with an easy-to-read style and focus on the most important details, you'll be ready to pass the exam in no time!

Autorentext

Art Hsieh, MA, NREMT-P is a highly experienced paramedic, clinician, and educator, helping hundreds of students prepare for and pass the national examination process. He is the director of a collegiate paramedic academy and editorial advisor of EMS1.com.



Klappentext

Features:

Go online for one year of access to three full-length practice tests and flashcards to help you prepare for the EMT exam

  • Complete coverage on handling medical emergencies and assessing patient conditions
  • Attention to medical ethics and legal standards
  • Details on EMS operations such as handling hazardous events, mass casualty incidents, and ambulance driving
  • Techniques for assessing and treating pediatric patients

The surefire way to succeed as an EMT

EMT Exam For Dummies takes the intimidation out of the test, offering everything you need to prepare for and pass the exam. You also have access to an online companion website that features an additional practice test and 200 flashcards to ensure that you do your best on test day. So what are you waiting for? Get started!

  • Want to become an EMT? discover what it means to be an EMT and find guidance on taking an EMT course, registering for the exam, and maintaining your certification
  • Meet the EMT Exam find out what's on the exam, get a grip on computer adaptive testing, understand how the test is scored, and get tips on completing the practical exam
  • Review the essentials pump up your knowledge of the airway, respiration, and ventilation; cardiology and resuscitation; medical and obstetrics/gynecology fundamentals; trauma basics; pediatrics; and EMS operations
  • Practice makes perfect test your knowledge with two full-length practice exams, complete with answers and explanations for every question

Go online for one-year access to:

  • Three full-length EMT practice exams to prepare you for test day
  • Tools to identify areas for further study

Open the book and find:

  • A preassessment with answers and explanations
  • How to study more effectively
  • The anatomy of the multiple-choice question
  • The scoop on how computer adaptive testing works
  • Ways to stay focused and positive during the exam
  • Ten tips for performing procedures
  • A companion website that contains an additional practice test


Zusammenfassung
Test-taking strategies and steps to succeed as an EMT

No two EMT exam experiences are exactly alike, as questions are tailored to the test-taker and range in topics from handling medical emergencies and patient assessment, to medical ethics, ambulance operations, and pediatrics. EMT Exam For Dummies takes the intimidation out of the test, offering everything you need to prepare forand passthe exam. Along with the book, there is also an online companion website that features two additional practice tests, and over 200 flashcards to ensure that you do your best on test day.

Career opportunities are abundant for certified EMTs, and this straightforward guide increases your chances of scoring higher on the computer-adaptive and practical portions of the exam so you can get out in the field and dispense lifesaving medical care. In the book, you'll find an overview of the EMT Exam, including test organization and how the exam is scored, content review with practice questions, a sneak peek at the practical exam, and one full-length practice test with detailed answer explanations.

  • Includes sample test questions and detailed answers throughout, as well as a sneak peek into the practical test
  • Gives you two bonus practice exams via the companion online test bank, with tests available in timed and untimed formats, and more than 200 flashcards that cover all the test topics
  • Offers clear test-taking advice for passing the crucial, practical part of the exam
  • Covers the psychomotor component of the EMT Exam

EMT Exam For Dummies has everything you need to succeed as an EMT and continue your training, and with an easy-to-read style and focus on the most important details, you'll be ready to pass the exam in no time!



Inhalt
Introduction 1

Part I: Making Sense of the EMT Exam 5

Chapter 1: Becoming an Emergency Medical Technician 7

Chapter 2: Taking an EMT Course and Registering for the EMT Exam 13

Chapter 3: Getting to Know the EMT Exam 19

Part II: Test-Taking Tips and Strategies 25

Chapter 4: The Anatomy of the Multiple-Choice Question 27

Chapter 5: Checking Out Computer Adaptive Testing 33

Chapter 6: Preparing for the Exam 37

Chapter 7: Doing Your Best During the Exam 43

Part III: Assessing What You Know and Reviewing Essential Information 47

Chapter 8: Taking a Preassessment with Answers and Explanations 49

Chapter 9: The Air way, Respiration, and Ventilation 69

Chapter 10: Cardiology and Resuscitation Essentials 85

Chapter 11: Medical and Obstetrics/Gynecology Fundamentals 103

Chapter 12: Trauma Basics 139

Chapter 13: The Scoop on Pediatrics 159

Chapter 14: EMS Operations 177

Part IV: Putting Your Knowledge into Practice 197

Chapter 15: Practice Exam 1 199

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 217

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 2 229

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 247

Part V: The Part of Tens 259

Chapter 19: Ten Assessment Tips for EMTs 261

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Per forming EMT Procedures 265

Index 269

Produktinformationen

Titel: EMT Exam For Dummies with Online Practice
Autor:
EAN: 9781118814024
ISBN: 978-1-118-81402-4
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: For Dummies
Genre: Sonstiges Schule und Lernen
Anzahl Seiten: 288
Veröffentlichung: 09.07.2014
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 2.9 MB