June 26, 2014

The National EMS Academy (NEMSA), a division of Acadian, has exceeded the National Average Pass Rate for EMT and paramedic graduates for the fourth consecutive year. Results released by the National Registry of EMTs revealed the NEMSA EMT graduates earned 87 percent, while the national average was 79. NEMSA paramedic graduates earned an 89 percent pass rating while the national average was 86. Through continuous refinement of its training curriculum and examination processes, NEMSA remains a leader in EMS education industry.

“These exceptional pass rates are a reflection of the constant guidance and training our faculty provides our students to prepare them for success,” said Kirk LaCour, director of NEMSA. “I am proud to be a part of our institution that continues to raise the bar for EMS education, research, and curricula development.”

Information sessions for the fall EMT and paramedic programs are currently underway and will continue until the second week in July. For more information or to sign up for a session in your area, please visit nationalemsacademy.com/informationsessions.

Since 1971, Acadian has been committed to providing the highest level of emergency medical care and transportation possible. In the past decade, the company has expanded to include a diverse suite of services in health, safety, and transportation. Acadian’s six divisions are Acadian Ambulance Service, Acadian Monitoring Services, Air Med, Executive Aircraft Charter Service, National EMS Academy and Safety Management Systems.

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