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Local Emergency Personnel receive high tech hands-on training


August 23, 2018

The Mobile Simulation Lab, which Broadus First Responders worked in last week, is pictured. At right is the patient simulator mannequin, while at left are the controls where Best Practice Medicine personnel Joe and Ben monitored the EMT's performance.

Powder River First Responder personnel conducted some top notch training last week, when a Mobile Simulation Lab provided by Best Practice Medicine of Bozeman was in town. The Sim Truck was provided by Simulation in Motion Montana Incorporated, a non-profit (501c3) funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust.

The simulations provided by the training simulate a real-world emergency, with mannequins or "Patient Simulators" acting as the victims. These simulators are quite high tech – they display vital signs such as a pulse, are able to "bleed", and a responder is able to actually hear the simu...

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