School of Allied Health News

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Improving care through simulation

 |  Michelle Saport  |  , ,

Students in fall's EMT 130 — Emergency Medical Technician I burnished their clinical and decision-making skills in a trio of rapid-fire trauma simulations, thanks to a first-time partnership between the Fire and Emergency Services program and the Interprofessional Health Sciences Simulation Center.

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New firefighters/EMTs to service Lewis County

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College of Health graduate Alex Chamberlin discusses his journey after completing his paramedic degree with the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Driving the future of mental health response

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Anchorage’s new Mobile Crisis Team — which includes fire service administration alumnus Michael Riley — responds specifically to mental health emergencies, saving traditional first responders crucial time and resources.

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Slideshow: Medical assisting students learn EMT skills

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Medical assisting students learn EMT skills from UAA's Fire and Emergency Services program director during Medical Assistants Recognition Week.