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March 8, 2022

Student Innovation Trains Future Clinicians to Safely, Effectively Intubate Patients

  • By Beth Hart

A new device developed by two Carle Illinois College of Medicine students is set to help other medical students safely master a common lifesaving but difficult-to-learn medical procedure. The team’s innovation improves on the design of manikin simulators used in medical education, to teach the skill of intubation – insertion of a breathing tube into a patient’s airway to maintain oxygen flow when the airway is blocked or when the patient is undergoing surgery. Proper […]

October 7, 2019

When class starts with a 911 call, students learn to collaborate under pressure

  • By Kristin Tennant

A rural disaster simulation brought together interprofessional teams of students from four health sciences programs.