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11/5/2015 12:00:00 AM PACIFIC
Updated: 11/5/2015 4:08:47 PM PACIFIC
For more information, contact Adina Bielenberg.
Inter-agency staged emergency drill to take place Nov. 6
Moscow, ID – Gritman Medical Center, Moscow Fire and Ambulance, and representatives from the Idaho Simulation Network will conduct an inter-agency drill, 10:45 a.m.-noon on November 6. The scenario will address a staged emergency response for one child and one adult victim of gunshots as a result of a domestic dispute. 
 
The staged victims will be treated at the scene and then transported to Gritman Medical Center’s Emergency Department, where nurses and physicians will provide care in preparation for transportation via MedStar air ambulance.
 
Using high fidelity manikins, which incorporate the latest computer technology to simulate realistic full-body patients, the drill will help emergency personnel and staff practice for a real-life emergency.     
 
The Idaho Simulation Network Outreach Program conducts drills such as this one across the state as a resource for educating and improving team processes for saving lives. Idaho Simulation Network drills follow nationally recognized guidelines as established by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for evidenced based team communication. 
 
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Gritman Medical Center is a non-profit, people-focused, community-driven organization that provides excellent and compassionate healthcare for the people of its communities. Gritman Medical Center has received national recognition for its leadership, patient satisfaction and customer service.
 
Idaho Simulation Network is a private sector initiative led by members from academic organizations, hospitals, professional organizations and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) agencies who have joined together in a collaborative effort to bring simulation initiatives to healthcare students and clinical professionals in a coordinated, economical and efficient manner throughout Idaho.
 

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