The Entrance Exam was created by and for EMS educators and includes a personality assessment.
- Select and admit the prospective students with the best chances of success in your program.
- Diagnose incoming students’ strengths and weaknesses at the beginning of your course.
All Fisdap Exams Are:
The Exam is Comprised of Two Sections:
A cognitive test and a personality inventory to test students’ affective domain.
Anatomy and Physiology
(at the 9th & 11th grade levels)
(Knowledge, Application, & Problem Solving)
* Reading Comprehension only offering in Paramedic Entrance Exams
Alternatively, our Paramedic Entrance Exams utilize an adapted form of the M5-50 personality assessment, a valid and reliable personality item set designed for the evaluation of public safety personnel, to measure these important traits:
How well an individual gets along with others (also described as kindness, cooperativeness, or sympathy for/consideration of others).
Attention to detail and understanding of right versus wrong. This element may also have utility in predicting elements of empathetic behaviors.
The inability to accept failures and deal with stress. Neurotic people tend to have more of a depressed mood.