Studying for the First Responder Exam?

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) administers the Medical First Responder exam.   

Exam Registration

Before taking the exam, be sure that you have registered with the NREMT and  received a letter authorizing you to take the test.

Exam Details

     •  The First Responder test is made up of the Cognitive Exam, the Psychomotor Exam and a Standardized Practical Skills Examination
     •   Candidates who fail three times must repeat the First Responder program in order to be eligible to apply for another exam.
     •  The Psychomotor Exam is a hand-on exam

Exam Content

Cognitive Exam:

Time Limit:     1 hour and 45 minutes

Number of Questions:   80 – 110
Exam Format

     •  All questions are multiple-choice format
     •  There are 2 options for taking this exam.  Computer-based (CBE)  and Computer adaptive (CAT) where the test questions are made to meet the needs of the examinee.

Standardized Practical Skills Examination Skill Station 1 -  Patient Assessment/Management
Skill Station 2 – Cardiac Arrest Management/AED
Skill Station 3 – Bag-Valve-Mask Apneic with Pulse
Skill Station 4: Optional Skills

First Responder Practice Test Questions

Taking Vital Signs

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