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Conference Addresses Special Needs Emergency Response

Students participate in a 2016 disaster drill at Kirkwood CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s annual Code 1 emergency care conference, March 10 – 11, will prepare first responders and other emergency healthcare providers to respond to children with special needs, among other topics. “Caring for pediatric patients in of itself requires specialized […]

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Kirkwood Holds Conference for EMS Providers

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 2, 2016)-The 31st annual Code 1 Conference for those providing emergency medical services (EMS) will be held Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, at The Kirkwood Center. The event qualifies for continuing education hours. Every EMS provider, including firefighters, police, public safety officers, nurses and respiratory therapists is invited to […]

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Chest Trauma Key Topic at Kirkwood’s EMS Conference

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 26, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College will be hosting its annual CODE 1 Emergency Care Conference March 7 – 8. First responders and other emergency healthcare providers will focus on chest trauma management among other topics. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health heart disease is the number one killer of men […]

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2013 CODE 1 Conference, March 22-23

A previous CODE 1 Conference Emergency medical services personnel from around eastern Iowa will gather at Kirkwood Community College’s 2013 CODE 1 Conference to learn more about emergency patient care, policymaking, emergency readiness and system development. The conference runs Friday, March 22, through Saturday, March 23. Participants can attend one or both days. The conference […]

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Area Ambulance Trains in Largest One-day Event

The Healthcare Simulation Center helps train all of Area Ambulance’s EMTs and paramedics Employees of Cedar Rapids’ primary provider of pre-hospital care are going back to school. Area Ambulance Service employees will go through training at the Kirkwood Healthcare Simulation Center at Kirkwood Community College, in the largest single-day training event the Simulation Center has […]

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