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EMT Crash Course Book + Online

EMT Crash Course Book + Online

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By Christopher Coughlin
Print Edition $17.95


  • Pages: 352
  • Publication Date: January 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-7386-1006-1

REA’s EMT Crash Course

Everything you need for the exam – in a fast review format!


REA’s EMT Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any prospective Emergency Medical Technician who wants a quick refresher before taking the NREMT Certification Exam. This Crash Course is based on a careful analysis of the exam’s content and actual test questions.

Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know
Written by an EMS Program Director and NREMT paramedic with years of first-hand experience and classroom instruction, our easy-to-read format provides you with a crash course in the major concepts, terms, and facts you need to know to succeed on the EMT exam.

The targeted review chapters in outline style cover all the official test categories found on the EMT exam: airway and breathing, cardiology, medical, obstetrics and pediatrics, and trauma. The author also explains the structure of the exam and shows you how to answer questions quickly and correctly.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our experienced EMT author explains the structure of the NREMT Certification Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. He also shares detailed question-level strategies and shows you the best way to answer questions. By following our expert tips and advice, you can score higher on every section of the exam.

Must-know Key Terms
Knowing the right medical terminology can make a real difference in your test score. That’s why we give you a glossary of more than 400 EMT terms you need to know before you take your exam.

Take REA’s Online Practice Exam
After studying the material in the EMT Crash Course, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, diagnostic feedback, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual EMT exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way.

No matter how or when you prepare for the EMT exam, REA’s EMT Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can get a great score!

About the Author

Dr. Christopher Coughlin is the EMS Program Director for Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona. Dr. Coughlin has been an NREMT paramedic since 1991 and was one of the first 850 nationally certified flight paramedics (FP-C) in the United States.

Dr. Coughlin earned his AAS in Advanced Emergency Medical Technology from Glendale Community College; his B.A. in Adult Education from Ottawa University, Phoenix, Arizona; his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, and his Ph.D. in Professional Studies from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Coughlin welcomes correspondence at: chris.coughlin@gcmail.maricopa.edu.