Hands-On Emergency Training

Rochester firefighters get training that could help them save lives.

Posted: Wed Jul 11 14:45:57 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jul 11 14:45:58 PDT 2018

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hands-on training that could save a life. the rochester fire department is taking part in a very realistic exercise. kimt news three's annalise johnson was there.xxx mayo ems training-minipkg-1 mayo ems training-llpkg-4 raquel - here's a look at a firefighter treating a patient for anaphylactic reaction - but the patient is only acting. it's all a part of the firefighters' training at the mayo clinic multi- disciplinary simulation center. lowerthird2line:simulating medical emergencies for firefighters rochester, mn you might be wondering - what is anaphylactic reaction... its a severe allergic reaction that needs immediate treatment. in this scenario actors are setting the scene of an emergency for the firefighters. a 16 year old is having a reaction to a bee sting - and his school nurse is panicking. the firefighters are practicing treating the actor - while batallion chief and ems group coordinator erik propotnik watches the scene unfold behind a one- way mirror. he says the department is in a unique position having these medical training resources at their fingertips. mayo ems training-minipkg-2 we are a little bit unique in that we have the ability to partner up with mayo clinic - being that they're right here in our backyard - so we're grateful for the invitation to participate here. it definitely it taking our training to the next level mayo ems training-llpkg-5 every rochester firefighter is getting their turn at these simulations. they had 8 sessions yesterday - another 8 today - and 8 more tomorrow. in rochester annalise johnson kimt news 3. / lois
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