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Mass Casualty Simulation

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Friday in Joplin, students at MSSU participated in a mass casualty simulation based on an industrial plant explosion. Students from the college's health care programs worked together to learn how to take care of and manage an influx of injured patients in a simulated emergency room environment.

Students from EMS, nursing, respiratory therapy, radiology, as well as local emergency room physicians, participated. Conflict resolution and effective communication among team members was also covered during the training exercise.

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