EMT Medical Practice Test 2
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You are assessing a 32-year-old male complaining of abdominal pain and weakness. The patient informs you that he has Addison's disease as a result of steroid use as a teenager. No life-threatening conditions are noted to the airway, breathing, or circulation. Vital signs are pulse 110 beats per minute, respirations 16 per minute, blood pressure 110/72 mmHg, and SpO2 98% on room air. Given the patient's past medical history, you would:






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EMT-Basic Test

EMT-Basic Requirements

Potential EMT candidates applying for an EMT-Basic certification must meet certain requirements.  EMT-Basic candidates must be 18 years or older.  EMT-Basic candidates must also have completed a state-approved EMT-Basic course.  The state EMT-basic course must meet or exceed the US Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Basic.  This EMT-Basic state course must have been successfully completed within the previous two years.  Additionally, EMT-Basic candidates must hold a current CPR credential and have successfully completed a state-approved EMT-Basic psychomotor exam.

 

NREMT EMT-Basic Exam

Candidates for the EMT-Basic certification must pass the NREMT EMT-Basic cognitive exam.  The EMT-Basic test is given via a computer and is a Computer Adaptive Test (i.e., the test is adapted based on the student’s aptitude).  The number of questions on the EMT-Basic exam will range from 70 to 120 based on the EMT student’s aptitude.  You will be given a maximum of two hours to complete the EMT-Basic exam.

The EMT-Basic exam will cover all portions of the curriculum, including: EMS Operations, Cardiology, Trauma, Medical, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Airway and Breathing.  The EMT-Basic test is heavily focused on fundamentals and operations.

EMTs have different duties and responsibilities based on their training and certification.  An EMT's salary is often different based on their experience, training, and location. Typically, most EMTs are certified to one of five levels that are administered by NREMT, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.  The five NREMT certifications are: First Responder, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate/85, EMT-Intermediate/99 and Paramedic. An effective way to pass your NREMT certification exam is to use free EMT practice tests.   

EMT-Paramedic Test

EMT-Paramedic Requirements


Potential EMT candidates applying for an EMT-Paramedic certification must meet certain requirements.  EMT-Paramedic candidates must be 18 years or older.  EMT-Paramedic candidates must also have an EMT-Basic certification at the national or state level.  Candidates must also have completed a state-approved EMT-Paramedic course.  The state EMT-paramedic course must meet or exceed the US Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Paramedic.  This EMT-Paramedic state course must have been successfully completed within the previous two years.  Additionally, EMT-Paramedic candidates must hold a current CPR credential and have successfully demonstrated competence in Paramedic skills.

NREMT EMT-Paramedic Exam

Candidates for the EMT-Paramedic certification must pass the NREMT EMT-Paramedic cognitive test.  The EMT-Paramedic test is given via a computer and is a Computer Adaptive Test (i.e., which adapts the test based on the student’s aptitude).  The number of questions on the EMT-Paramedic exam will range from 80 to 150 based on the EMT student’s aptitude.  You will be given a maximum of 2.5 hours to complete the EMT-Paramedic exam.

The EMT-Paramedic exam will cover all portions of the curriculum, including: EMS Operations, Cardiology, Trauma, Medical, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Airway and Breathing.  The EMT-Paramedic test is heavily focused on fundamentals and operations.

EMTs have different duties and responsibilities based on their training and certification.  An EMT's salary is often different based on their experience, training, and location. Typically, most EMTs are certified to one of five levels that are administered by NREMT, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.  The five NREMT certifications are: First Responder, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate/85, EMT-Intermediate/99 and Paramedic. An effective way to pass your NREMT certification exam is to use free EMT practice tests.