Aug 3, 2012 at 10:13 am
The University of North Dakota has picked up a nearly five-million dollar grant to bring mobiles imulation medical trauma training to rural areas of the state. The Leona and Harry Helmsley charitable trust is providing the money for four large trucks with custom made classrooms that will be stationed in the state’s four largest cities. Three person crews from the state’s six major hospital systems—including Altru—will be teaching in each unit. State health officer Terry Dwelle says emergency health care personnel are a critical part of the health care system. He says the program is exiciting because it will take training using cutting edge technology right into communities.