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Conemaugh School of Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Retention and Attrition

Class Year Total Enrolled Retention Attrition
2011 08 07 (88%) 01 (12%)
2012 19 15 (79%) 04 (21%)
2013 19 15 (79%) 04 (21%)
2014 15 10 (67%) 05 (33%)
2015 14 13 (93%) 01 (07%)
2016 13 13 (100%) 00 (00%)
2017 09 07 (78%) 02 (22%)
2018 18 15 (83%) 03 (17%)
2019 08 04 (50%) 04 (50%)
2020 12 11 (92%) 01 (8%)
2021 09 07 (80%) 02 (20%)

Paramedic Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) Results

Class Year Attempted CAT Passed CAT 1st time Passed CAT subsequent attempts Total CAT Pass Pass Rate National 1st attempt pass rate Pennsylvania 1st attempt Pass Rate Pennsylvania 3rd Attempt Cumulative Pass Rate
2011 15 08 03 11 73% 72% 64% 67%
2012 07 04 00 04 57% 74% 69% 66%
2013 15 11 02 13 87% 73% 65% 77%
2014 10 05 03 08 80% 74% 67% 77%
2015 07 04 00 04 57% 72% 69% 81%
2016 13 05 06 11 85% 73% 71% 82%
2017 06 04 01 05 83% 73% 74% 85%
2018 15 12 02 14 93% 77% 75% 84%
2019 04 04 00 04 100% 76% 74% 83%
2020 11 07 02 09 82% 70% 77% 86%
2021 07 07 00 07 100% 73% 75% 79%

National and state data reported from https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public/data/maps

Paramedic Psychomotor Exam Results

Class Year Attempted Practical Passed Psychomotor 1st attempt Passed Psychomotor subsequent attempts Total Psychomotor Pass Pass Rate
2011 15 14 01 15 100%
2012 07 07 00 07 100%
2013 15 13 02 15 100%
2014 10 04 06 10 100%
2015 07 06 01 07 100%
2016 13 10 03 13 100%
2017 07 04 02 06 86%
2018 15 13 01  14 93%
2019 04 03 01 04 100%
2020 10 COVID COVID COVID 100%
2021 07(PA) (5NR) 07 (PA) (5NR) ---- --- 100%

Paramedic Employment Rates

Class Year Employed as a Paramedic
2011 72% this rate matches the pass rate
2012 57% this rate matches the pass rate
2013 87% this rate matches the pass rate
2014 80% this rate matches the pass rate
2015 57% this rate matches the pass rate
2016 85% this rate matches the pass rate
2017 83% this rate matches the pass rate
2018 93% this matches the pass rate
2019 not available

EMT Program Retention and Attrition Rates

Class Year Enrolled Retention Attrition
2013 16 9 (56%) 07 (44%)
2014 Spring 18 11 (61%) 07 (39%)
2014 Summer 08 05 (63%) 03 (37%)
2015 Spring 11 10 (91%) 01 (09%)
2015 Summer 09 08 (89%) 01 (11%)
2016 Spring 12 11 (92%) 01 (8%)
2016 Summer 14 14 (100%) 00 (0%)
2017 Spring 8 07 (88%) 01 (12%)
2017 Summer 15 14 (93%) 01 (7%)
2018 Spring 16 13 (81%) 03 (19%)
2018 Summer 16 12 (75%) 04 (25%)
2019 Spring 12 10 (83%) 02 (17%)
2019 Summer 19 15 (79%) 04 (11%)
2020 Spring 23 10 (43%) 13 (57%)
2020 Summer 18 16 (89%) 02 (11%)
2021 Spring 20 7 (35%) 13 (65%)
2021 Summer 21 18 (86%) 03 (14%)

EMT Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) Results

Class Year Attempted CAT Passed CAT 1st Attempt Passed CAT Subsequent Attempts Total CAT Pass Pass Rate National 1st Attempt Pass Rate Pennsylvania 1st Attempt Pass Rate Pennsylvania 3rd Attempt Cumulative
2013* 9 7 2 9 100% N/A N/A N/A
2014 SP 11 6 2 8 73% 67% 57% 69%
2014 Summer 5 0 4 4 80% 67^ 57% 69%

2015 SP

9 3 0 3 33% 66% 60% 73%
2015 Summer 8 6 1 7 88% 66% 60% 73%
2016 SP 11 8 2 10 91% 70% 65% 75%
2016 Summer 12 5 4 9 75% 70% 65% 75%
2017 SP 7 4 1 5 71%  57% 64% 76%

2017
Summer

12 8 4 12 100% 70% 64% 76%
2018 SP 11 8 0 8 73% 72% 70% 75%
2018 Summer 8 6 1 7 88% 72% 70% 75%
2019 SP 8 6 1 7 88% 71% 69% 75%
2019 Summer 14 9 3 12 86% 71% 69% 75%
2020 SP 9 6 --- 6 67% 67% 65% 72%
2020 Summer 16 12 2 14 88% 67% 65% 72%
2021 SP 3 2 --- 2 67% 71% 64% 70%
2021 Summer 18 13 --- 13 72% 71% 64% 70%

* The class of 2013 took the former PA State Exam not the current NREMT CAT.

National and state data reported from https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public/data/maps


EMT Psychomotor Exam Results

Class Year Attempted Psychomotor Exam Passed Psychomotor Exam 1st Attempt Passes Psychomotor Subsequent Attempts Total Psychomotor Pass Pass Rate
2013 Spring 09 09 00 09 100%
2014 SP 10 10 00 10 100%
2014 Summer 05 02 02 04 80%
2015 SP 10 05 03 08 80%
2015 Summer 08 08 00 08 100%
2016 SP 11 091 02 11 100%
2016 Summer 11 09 2 11 100%
2017 Sp 7 4 2 6 86%
2017
Summer
14 12 2 14 100%
2018 Sp 12 9 3 12 100%
2018 Summer 9 6 1 9 100%
2019 SP 8 6 8 8 100%
2019 Summer 15 11 4 15 100%
2020 Sp 10 10 0 10 100%
2020 Summer 16 16 0 16 100%
2021 SP 7 7 0 7 100%
2021 Summer 18 18 0 18 100%

2020/21 Psychomotor was conducted in the course as a result of COVID-19.


EMT Employment Rates

Class Year Employed or Volunteer as an EMT
2013 Spring 100% (9/9 graduated and certified)
2014 SP 66% (6/11 graduates, 6/7 who are EMT certified)
2014 Summer 60% (3/5 graduates, 3/4 who are EMT certified)
2015 SP 30% (3/10 graduates, 3/3 who are EMT certified)
2015 Summer 75% (6/8 graduates, 6/6 who are EMT certified)
2016 SP 82% (9/11 graduates, 8/9 who are EMT certified)
2016 Summer 55% (6/11 graduates, 6/8 who are EMT certified)
2017 SP 71% (5/7 graduates, 5/7 who are EMT certified)
2017 Summer 86% (12/14 graduates, 12/12 who are EMT certified)
2018 SP 67% (8/12 Graduates. 8/8 who are EMT certified)
2018 Summer 50% (6/12 Graduates. 6/7 who are EMT certified)

EMR Program Retention and Attrition Rates

Class Year Enrolled Retention Attrition
2020 15 12 (80%) 03 (20%)

EMR Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) Results

Class Year Attempted CAT Passed CAT 1st Attempt Passed CAT Subsequent Attempts Total CAT Pass Pass Rate National  Pass Rate Pennsylvania 1st Attempt Pass Rate Pennsylvania 3rd Attempt Cumulative
2020* 10 8 1 9 90% 71% --- ---

*two students completed and met the criteria for reinstatement as EMR and EMT Providers in Pennsylvania. The pass rate of certified providers should be added by 2 for this class year.

updated 12/31/2021 @ 1700EST