Table 2

Participant performance by topic category

Curriculum topic categoriesPreproportion correct (%)Postproportion correct (%)Percentage point difference
(post–pre score)
P value*
Scene safety44.186.142.0<0.0001
Hemorrhage control31.867.936.1<0.0001
Transport48.276.428.2<0.0001
Fracture management44.770.025.3<0.0001
Triage45.669.924.3<0.0001
Resuscitation39.860.520.7<0.0001
Airway and breathing50.368.518.2<0.0001
  • *P value determined using McNemar’s χ² test.

  • †Test Questions by Category: Scene Safety—2 (1), 6 (3), 16(4), 17(5); Hemorrhage Control—1 (14), 9 (16), 14(17), 26(13); Transport—4 (25), 5 (26), 13(15); Fracture Management—10(21), 11(22), 12(23), 21(24); Triage—7 (6), 15(7), 18(2), 23(8); Resuscitation—20(18), 24(19), 25(20); Airway and Breathing—3 (9), 8 (11), 19(12), 22(10).