Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Disaster Response Drill In Draper

Disaster response drill in Draper fosters interagency cooperation

"...Prior to the drill, 30 students from the school's pre-med and drama clubs were selected and given a particular set of injuries, which nurses and doctors had to accurately identify based on reported symptoms before assigning the student to a treatment area.

Inside the makeshift care unit, nurses, doctors, lab personnel, pharmacists, radiologists and security officers busily arranged equipment and admitted patients. Posters lined the walls to designate areas for whatever treatment needs may arise, including emergency treatment, surgery, obstetrics and terminal care.

"It's hard to anticipate every scenario of what you would need to treat patients," said Carolyn Kunz, a registered nurse at Lone Peak Hospital..."

Read the entire article written by Morgan Jacobsen. posted at, by clicking on the link below: