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EMS and EMT Library Resources: Skill Builders

Flashcards for Paramedics

Make every minute count!  Use your smartphone to study for your Paramedic certification! iTunes has an app just for paramedics.

Paramedic Exam Flashcards

Android apps are available for a nominal cost:

EMT-Paramedic Guide & Quiz

Or look for reviews of apps from reliable journals: Review

 

Games

Need a little R and R from the grind of studying? Try out these games from EMS1.com that let you forget you are learning as you play!!

Med Mastery (ECG practice)

Virtual Autopsy

Pre Hospital Care/EMS Simulator

ACLS Code Simulator

Trauma Simulator

Pediatric Trauma Simulator

 

Patient Assessment

Practical Clinical Skills-- visit this site to develop skills in hearing breath sounds, abnormal and normal heart rhythms and other essential observations for assessing patients.

Emergency Medicine Tips

Are you prepared to respond to an intracranial bleed or a massive GI bleed? Get the detailed steps to follow from the Clerkship Directors of Emergency Medicine! Choose "The Approach to" and "Specific Diseases" for important guidelines for emergency medicine response. 

Traumamedic -- An enterprising Illinois EMT has collected many pages from hospitals and other education sites presenting quizzes, scenarios and simulators on emergency medicine. Give his Skills and Testing page a try for challenging practice.

 

Chemical Hazards Emergency

Everyone is depending on first responders to deal with injuries from chemical hazards. The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared materials to help First Responders be better prepared for all types of emergencies.

Chemical Hazards

First Responders Emergency Preparedness

FEMA has prepared this brochure on emergency preparedness for first responders.

Ready Responder

Psychology and First Responders

The National Center for PTSD and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network have developed the Psychological First Aid guide for first responders. This guide is an evidence-informed modular approach for assisting people in the immediate after effects of disaster.

Psychological First Aid