Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review, 1st Edition

  • Kirsten M. Elling Hudson Valley Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1418072869  |  ISBN-13: 9781418072865
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
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Containing over 500 multiple choice practice questions, The Emergency Medical Responder Examination Review is a valuable tool to help the First Responder/Emergency Medical Responder review and prepare for their State and National examinations for certification and re-certification. The back-of-book review CD contains two full-length simulated practice exams to help students prepare.

Features and Benefits

  • Prepare to meet industry requirements with correlations to National D.O.T. First Responder curriculum objectives as well as the new Educational Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines
  • Effectively prepare for the day of the exam with a format that follows the National Registry exam, as well as a section that provides tips for practical and written examinations
  • Guarantee comprehension of topics with rationale included with each answer that explains the reasoning for the correct answer
  • Focus on practicing the hands-on skills required of the position with First Responder* National Registry Skills Testing Sheets
  • Practice your knowledge and strengthen your test-taking skills prior to the day of the exam with two full-length simulated practice examinations included on the back of book CD

Table of Contents

1 – Introduction to Emergency Medical Care.
2 – Well-Being of the Emergency Medical Responder.
3 – Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues.
4 – The Human Body.
5 – Lifting and Moving Patients.
6 – Airway.
Patient Assessment.
7 – Patient Assessment.
8 – Circulation.
Illness and Injury.
9 – Medical Emergencies.
10 – Bleeding and Soft Tissue Injuries.
11 – Injuries to Bones and Muscles.
Childbirth and Children.
12 – Childbirth.
13 – Infants and Children.
EMS Operations.
14 – EMS Operations.
15 – Special Operations/Rescue.
Appendix A – Preparing for the National Registry Skills Examination.
Appendix B – The following is the list of actual testing forms to be included:
Trauma Patient Assessment/Management.
Bleeding Control/Shock Management.
Upper Airway Adjuncts and Suction.
Mouth-to-Mask Ventilation.
One and Two Rescuer CPR.
Infant CPR.
Unresponsive Adult Obstructed Airway.


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Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 111132171X | ISBN-13: 9781111321710)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kirsten M. Elling

Kirsten (Kirt) Elling is a career paramedic who works for the Town of Colonie in upstate New York. She began EMS work in 1988 as an EMT/firefighter and has been a National Registered paramedic since 1991. She has been an EMS educator since 1990, teaching basic and advanced EMS programs at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine in Troy, New York. Kirt serves as Regional Faculty for the NYS DOH, Bureau of EMS and the American Heart Association. She has written numerous scripts for the EMS training video series PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. She is also the author and co-author of several books including The EMT-Basic Exam Review & The Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review, Why-Driven EMS Review, and The Paramedic Exam Review. Kirt was also a contributing author of the IPEM Paramedic Lab Manual, and an adjunct writer for the 1998 revision of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, EMT-Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate: National Standard Curricula and the 2007 Paramedic Practice Guidelines.