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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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Kirkwood-Based Disaster Team Serves in ND

“IA1-DMAT” crew deployed to provide flood-related help The Iowa One Disaster Medical Assistance Team (IA-1 DMAT) headquartered at Kirkwood Community College will be answering the call to respond for flooding in North Dakota by deploying a full federal response team. The team consists of 37 members including physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacist, nurses, and other emergency […]

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