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Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review, 2nd Edition

  • includes Studyware
  • Kirsten M. Elling Hudson Valley Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133131263  |  ISBN-13: 9781133131267
  • 320 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $72.25
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Overview

With over 1,500 practice questions, the second edition of Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review is essential for anyone planning a career as an EMT. Designed to prepare students for the certification exam, questions are based on the EMT level of the National EMS Educational Standards and follow the American Heart Association Guidelines for ECC and CPR. In addition, a CD-ROM included in the back of the book contains two full-length practice exams that are fully updated for the new second edition. Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review features simple to complex questions based on realistic scenarios to ensure that students practice for success!

Features and Benefits

  • Focuses on specific topic-by-topic questions to ensure mastery of content.
  • Provides students with the proper review and remediation, including accompanying answers and rationale in the back of the book.
  • Describes the EMT national certification exam and offers practical tips and strategies for taking the exam, to empower students with the confidence they need to succeed.

Table of Contents

TIPS FOR PREPARING FOR A PRACTICAL SKILLS EXAMINATION.
SECTION 1. PREPARATORY.
1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Care.
2. Well-Being of the EMT.
3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues.
4. Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology.
5. Principles of Pathophysiology.
6. Life Span Development.
7. Lifting and Moving Patients.
SECTION 2. AIRWAY.
8. Airway Management.
9. Respiration and Artificial Ventilation.
SECTION 3. PATIENT ASSESSMENT.
10. Scene Size-up and Primary Assessment.
11. Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices.
12. Assessment of the Trauma Patient.
13. Assessment of the Medical Patient.
14. Critical Thinking, Decision Making, and Reassessment.
15. Communications and Documentation.
SECTION 4. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
16. General Pharmacology.
17. Respiratory Emergencies.
18. Cardiac Emergencies.
19. Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status.
20. Allergic Reaction, Poisoning, and Overdose.
21. Abdominal Emergencies.
22. Hematologic and Renal Emergencies.
23. Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide.
SECTION 5. TRAUMA.
24. Bleeding and Shock.
25. Soft Tissue Injuries and Musculoskeletal Trauma.
26. Chest and Abdominal Trauma.
27. Trauma of the Head, Neck, and Spine.
28. Multisystem Trauma.
29. Environmental Emergencies.
SECTION 6. SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
30. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies.
31. Pediatric Emergencies.
32. Geriatric Emergencies.
33. Emergencies for Patients with Special Challenges.
SECTION 7. OPERATIONS.
34. EMS Operations.
35. Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication.
36. Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidents, and Incident Management.
37. EMS Response to Terrorism.
APPENDIX A. ANSWER KEY WITH RATIONALES.
APPENDIX B.
NATIONAL REGISTRY PRACTICAL EXAM TESTING SHEETS.

What's New

  • Follows the National EMS Education Standards and the American Heart Association Guidelines for ECC and CPR to evaluate students on the latest techniques and required competencies .
  • Includes newly developed questions that reflect the current standards, practices, and technology from the field so students are prepared for the exam – and beyond.
  • Offers two thoroughly revised, full-length, practice exams as well as all-new Skill Sheets, both designed to simulate state and national certification exams.

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    ISBN-10: 1133131271 | ISBN-13: 9781133131274

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Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review (Studyware Only)  (ISBN-10: 113313128X | ISBN-13: 9781133131281)

The StudyWARE™ software is included with many of Delmar's products and helps learners have fun while increasing their knowledge. This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes and other unique features that learners can explore once they have read through the corresponding chapter in their book.

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Student Supplements

Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review (Studyware Only)  (ISBN-10: 113313128X | ISBN-13: 9781133131281)

The StudyWARE™ software is included with many of Delmar's products and helps learners have fun while increasing their knowledge. This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes and other unique features that learners can explore once they have read through the corresponding chapter in their book.

List Price = $46.95  | CengageBrain Price = $46.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.00

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.