In a world of technology, many newer prehospital medical providers may have never learned how to properly assess a patient. Some of the seasoned veterans have succumbed to the convenience of technology, losing some of the diagnostic skills they once perfected before they had all the new toys. We size up our other emergency scenes, why not do the same with our medical calls. In this class, the presenter will review the lost art of patient assessment. Attendees will learn how to simplify their assessment, utilizing rule outs and learning how to “size up” their patient pre-arrival.