Campers enjoy front-row seat to emergency-response drama

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Campers enjoy front-row seat to emergency-response drama

Health camp gives kids look at medical careers

Campers enjoy front-row seat to emergency-response drama

Students at the Health Careers Camp watch as TriState CareFlight personnel demonstrate rescue techniques at a mock car accident at Fort Lewis College. The camp, organized by the Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center, gives students a better understanding of numerous medical professions.
Students at the Health Careers Camp watch first responders demonstrate techniques at a mock car accident set up at Fort Lewis College. Students participating in the three and a half day camp explore many fields within the health-care industry.
Students at the Health Careers Camp surround a TriState CareFlight crew during a mock trauma event at Fort Lewis College.
TriState CareFlight’s Kitty Cullin explains the principles of emergency response to students during a mock trauma event set up at Fort Lewis College. Campers experienced hands-on learning activities including the application of sutures, checking for vital signs and learning CPR.
TriState CareFlight’s Sherry Stagner, right, explains the principles of emergency response to students during a mock trauma event set up at Fort Lewis College.
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