Ascension Emergency Medical Response Day (4/12) at Dutchtown HS

Geismar, La. – Ascension Public Schools Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) Day will take place on Friday, April 12 at Dutchtown High School. Students from Donaldsonville High, Dutchtown High, East Ascension High and St. Amant High who were oriented to EMS agencies in the fall are invited to spend a full day practicing skills and reviewing scenarios as they complete their EMR course.

WHAT: Ascension Public Schools EMR Day

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 12th, 2019 (see details below)

WHERE: Dutchtown High School, 13165 Hwy 73, Geismar, LA

WHO: Students will interact with professionals in Emergency Medicine including volunteers from Baton Rouge EMS, Acadian Ambulance, Prairieville Fire and Rescue, Louisiana National Guard and Dutchtown EMR Alumni in small interactive groups.

Detailed Activities:

  • Student Case Report Presentations in a Round Table Discussion 
    (7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; T-Building Classroom/Lab)
    Students will verbally present their case report while a medic will role play and ask follow up questions.
  • Medical and Trauma Scenario Simulations
    (8:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.; Auxiliary Gym)
    Students will perform a guided patient assessment and provide a verbal hand-off report to a medical professional.
  • Organizational Information/Presentations
    (11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; Auxiliary Gym)

    Presentations will be held by Acadian Ambulance, Baton Rouge EMS, Louisiana National Guard, Prairieville EMS and EMR Medical Director Will Freeman.
  • EMR Review Stations
    (11:40 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.; Auxiliary Gym)
    Students will demonstrate and practice their EMR skills as well as be exposed to a variety of different aspects of Emergency Medicine.
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