Crete Area Medical Center hosted the first Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Skills Fair on Thursday, May 12 and Saturday, May 14 at the medical Center.
This was a free event open to all Saline County EMS providers. Sixteen emergency service personnel from Dewitt, Dorchester, Wilber, Crete and Friend attended.
Those completing all learning stations earned one continuing education credit.
Topics covered included patient and scene assessment, report communication, AED's, CPR, Combitubes/airway control, spinal immobilization, and oxygen delivery.
Those assisting in teaching included CAMC physicians, paramedics, respiratory therapist and Star Care Emergency Transport staff.