The University of Delaware is joining forces with local fire companies on emergency medical services (EMS). During the summer semester, Christiana Fire Company facilitated an inaugural course, MEDT267 – Seminar: Emergency Medical Services. The course is set up so that the instructors are fire company members and UD’s Don Lehman (Medical Laboratory Sciences) serves as the course director of the three-credit class.
“It’s a win-win for everybody,” explained Deputy Chief of EMS Hank Smith of Christiana Fire Company. “We need more EMS volunteers and UD students need patient-contact hours. The first class was a big success.” Read the full article on UDaily.