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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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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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Simulators Bring Real-World Benefits to Students

The demand for health care professionals is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health is the second fastest growing employment field. Kirkwood Community College in Iowa prepares students to be a part of this vital, growing profession by offering Allied Health programs that keep pace with technological advances and changes in […]

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CODE *1 Conference at Kirkwood, March 12-13

Event Blends Training, Knowledge and Networking in Cedar Rapids Venue It is sometimes difficult for emergency personnel to imagine “down-time.” With pagers, cell phones and portable radios always at the ready our firefighters, paramedics and EMT personnel have learned to live with a schedule that could change at a moment’s notice. That reality is one […]

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