Byline: Jaron Spor / News Writing Student
OCCC has some of the most up-to-date training equipment for students in Emergency Medical Sciences, Director Ron Feller said. The department has mannequins that act like humans in many ways.
“Students work with different kinds of mannequins,” he said. “The high-fidelity mannequins can vomit and the tongue can swell.”
Students can hook up the mannequin to an IV and give it medicine and the computer screen shows what kind of effects the meds would have on a person.Read More
OCCC has one of the best Emergency Medical Science departments in the state, said Zach Davis, who graduated from the program in December as a paramedic.
He said those interested in becoming a firefighter, paramedic, or anything else in the EMS field should look into the program.
Davis said the training was “very good.” Although he did not have a job in the EMS field prior to graduation, he now works for an ambulance service.Read More