A customizable learning system that facilitates success!

At Wolters Kluwer, we’re dedicated to providing trusted educational content that meets the needs of today’s faculty and students. We've recently added Firecracker to our product lineup to better meet this commitment.  

Firecracker, a powerful technology platform, provides quality content that supports PA students, medical students, residents, practitioners, and medical schools throughout their programs and their high-stakes exam prep.

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What is Firecracker?

Founded in 2009, Firecracker uses a technology- and data-driven approach to improve PA and medical student learning in preparation for high stakes exams, including the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). The platform, in which more than 85 million questions are answered annually, is powered by an adaptive algorithm that delivers personalized learning and remediation to ensure ongoing retention of content and preparedness for PA or medical school finals and certification exams.

A Proven System for Student Success

  • USMLE-style questions to help you master USMLE Steps 1 and 2
  • Unique Osteopathic Medicine questions to help you ace the COMLEX
  • Covering the 14 major content areas, PA (Physician Assistant) is everything you need to ace the PANCE and support your PA educational needs
  • Clerkship support to help cover your complete medical training
  • For schools, let us help you adapt your curriculum to include this powerful, adaptive tool that supports you and your students throughout their education.

Firecracker for Students

Firecracker for Schools