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Gateway mock disaster training drill a success

Training in Progress

Gateway Technical College’s simulated disaster training event March 12 on its Kenosha Campus was a success, giving students the ability to apply the skills they’ve gained in the classroom to a real-world simulated situation and learn to communicate with other groups at a mass emergency event.

Photos taken at the event can be found here:

The event simulated a three-vehicle accident with several sustaining injuries – including a pregnant woman – and one person dying.

Students practiced how they would communicate with other emergency service personnel and made sure patient safety remained a priority through the transfer of care.

The interprofessional simulation day, branded as Red Hawk Rescue, brought together students from Nursing, Physical Therapy Assistant and EMS/Paramedic programs.