Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has been educating and training health care professionals for more than 100 years. In addition to its physician residency programs, Memorial offers accredited education programs to those pursuing careers as registered nurses, histotechnologists, radiologic technologists, medical technologists and surgical technologists. Emergency medical technologist and paramedic programs are also available.
Students receive extensive clinical training from experienced and qualified instructors, and benefit from small student-to-faculty ratios. The programs are affordable, with scholarships and financial aid options available for accredited programs. Graduates who are interested in additional education can transfer credits to area colleges, leading to an Associate Degree or a Bachelor of Science Degree. And many students are employed in the field upon graduation.
Memorial Medical Center is the largest hospital between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. It is a teaching hospital with a designated trauma center, and tertiary programs in cardiology and cardiac surgery, neuroscience, cancer care, vascular care, and several other medical and surgical fields. As a result, students at its many schools receive exceptional training in a broad spectrum of areas.
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Conemaugh School of EMS - Paramedic Program
The School of EMS Paramedic Program provides education and training in two emergency medical fields - emergency medical technicians-basic (EMT-B) and emergency medical technicians-paramedics (EMT-P). In a recent graduating class, 94 percent of students passed the required state certification exams and nearly every EMT-P graduate was employed in the field upon graduation.
Conemaugh School of Histotechnology
Histology technicians prepare and examine tissue specimens that have been removed during surgery or autopsies. This helps pathologists and other physicians determine the scope of an illness or disease. This School of Histology at Memorial Medical Center is an accredited one-year certification program. Excellent employment and career opportunities are available upon graduation.
Conemaugh School of Medical Technology (Medical Laboratory Scientist)
Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Medical Technology Program (Medical Laboratory Scientist) is a 50-week program that provides theoretical and clinical training for qualified, academically prepared students.
Conemaugh School of Radiologic Technology
Radiologic technologists perform a variety of radiographic (or x-ray) examinations which assist physicians in the diagnosis of pathologies. The School of Radiologic Technology is an accredited 21 month CVMH certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Professions - Radiologic Technology from Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.
Conemaugh School of Surgical Technology
Surgical technologists work with nurses and physicians in several areas of a hospital, including the operating room, emergency department and cardiac catheterization laboratory. One hundred percent of its recent graduates passed the certification exam.
For more information or to receive an application for any of our educational programs, please call (814)534-9844.