From RWJ Barbnabas Health at rwjh.org October 23, 2020
LONG BRANCH, NJ, October 23, 2020 − Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) Explorer Post #175 learned about basic field trauma assessments performed by EMT’s, as well as basic and advanced life support, during a special program held in an outdoor area of the hospital on October 22.
Members of the Wanamassa First Aid Squad led the information session, which included an ambulance staging area and a discussion of the gear carried on the rig. Additionally, clinical staff from the hospitaldiscussed the care of COVID-19 patients in the ICU, and had a ventilator on hand for the Explorers to view and learn about. Infection Control and Safety procedures followed by the hospital staff were reviewed as well.