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Learn the inner workings of emergency medicine at MedStar Citizens Academy

Posted March 6, 2017

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Academy participants will see demonstrations of equipment and procedures used by EMS crews in the field.

Take an interactive, behind-the-scenes look at emergency medical as part of the MedStar Citizen’s Academy.

Classes will be held 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings, April 4-May 9. Participants must be at least 18 years old and live or work in the MedStar service area. Classes will be conducted at the MedStar Training Academy, 2900 Alta Mere Drive.

Topics include:

  • 911 dispatch operations.
  • Medicine on the move: demonstration of equipment and emergency medical procedures.
  • Life in EMS. Ride along on an ambulance.
  • Basic first aid, including chest compression and automated external defibrillators.
  • The new role of EMS in mobile integrated healthcare delivery.

The class is free, but space is limited. Apply on the MedStar website.

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