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Ukiah Scrubs 101 Class Visits UVMC


4/24/2013 - Ukiah Scrubs 101 Class Visits UVMC 

On April 19, 2013 students in the SCRUBS class at Ukiah High took a behind the scenes tour of Ukiah Valley Medical Center. The Scrubs 101 class is a High School class open primarily to Juniors and Seniors as an introduction to all types of careers in the medical field--therapeutic, diagnostic, administrative, informatics and support services. Speakers from various nursing and medical training programs as well as working nurses, doctors, paramedics share their profession with students taking the class. Students are also taught basic first aid, CPR and AED. Students also have the opportunity to be certified in Community Emergency Response Team membership in which they are taught triage, light search and rescue, fire suppression, psychological aspects of major disasters and response to terrorism. The scrubs class is also a prerequisite for Extreme Responders which is an introduction to careers in Fire Science, EMS and Law Enforcement.

Scrubs students toured the Intensive Care Unit and learned how staff care for patients in that department.

Scrubs students toured the Emergency Department and learned how doctors and nurses care for patients.

Scrubs students also learned about hospital support services like human resources and the service they provide for a hospital and employees.

Scrubs students pose for a group photo in front of the marquee sign at Ukiah Valley Medical Center.