NREMT Practice Test

NREMT Practice Test 2021

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

To prepare for your upcoming EMT exam, use our free NREMT practice exams (updated for 2021). You will feel more secure on test day if you study using genuine questions and answers. No registration is required for our sample tests, which also feature answer explanations. 


The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, or NREMT, is a non-profit organization that helps ensure the skills, knowledge, and expertise of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) in the United States. While you’re probably familiar with the important role EMTs play in our society,you may not be as familiar with the test required to become a registered Emergency Medical Technician.

The NREMT administers a wide-range of emergency medical professional tests, including those for Emergency Medical Responders (EMR), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), EMT-Intermediate/99 (EMT-I/99), and Paramedics.

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EMT Certification

Emergency Medical Technicians provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response system, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. Emergency Medical Technicians are a critical link between the scene of an emergency and the health care system.

Note: If the initial Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) educational program was completed more than two years ago, and the candidate is currently state licensed at the EMT level, the candidate must document successful completion of a state-approved EMT refresher course or 24 hours of equivalent continuing education topic hours within the past two years

Individuals applying for the Emergency Medical Technician national certification must meet the following requirements:

1. Successful completion of a state-approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician.

-Candidates must have completed the course within the past two years and the course Program Director must       verify successful course completion on the National Registry website.

2. Have a current CPR-BLS for “Healthcare Provider” or equivalent credential.

3. Successful completion of the National Registry cognitive (knowledge) and a state approved psychomotor (skills) exams.

-Passed portions of the cognitive and psychomotor exam remain valid for 24 months. For candidates with a course completion date prior to November 1, 2018, passed portions of each examination are valid for 12 months. Provided all other entry requirements are met.

Registered Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) must notify the National Registry within 30 days regarding the following matters:

-change in mailing address (the best way to update a mailing address is by editing the user profile page)

-any criminal conviction.

-disciplinary action taken by any state has resulted in suspension, revocation, or expiration of state registration/licensure; termination of right to practice; voluntary surrender of state registration/licensure while under investigation.