Conemaugh School of Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Technician Program begins November 2, 2015

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Conemaugh School of EMS offers Paramedic certification through a comprehensive classroom and hands-on learning program.  

  • Comprehensive, 12-month program
  • 1,035 hours including classroom study, clinical training in select hospital departments, and field internship
  • In-depth fields of study include patient assessment, anatomy and physiology, medical and trauma emergencies, and life development
  • Extensive instruction on EKG identification, defibrillation, pharmacology, advanced airway management and IV therapy

Upon completion of the Paramedic program, students are certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pre-hospital trauma life support (PHTLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS) and pediatric education for pre-hospital professionals (PEPP). Recent graduates who pass the Pennsylvania State Certification Exam received a Paramedic job offer. 


Conemaugh School of EMS is accredited by:

Pennsylvania Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Room 606
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717) 787-8740

Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350

CAAHEP Accredited Programs 

Conemaugh Health System is required by U.S. Department of Education regulations to provide its students and prospective students with contact information for any relevant state official or agency that would appropriately handle a student’s complaint about Conemaugh’s education programs.  Students are encouraged to utilize Conemaugh’s internal complaint policies and procedures prior to filing a complaint with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  If a concern cannot be addressed through internal processes, students or prospective students may file a complaint with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (16th Floor, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120).  

Information about the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s process for submitting consumer complaints 

Phone: 800-441-2555.