Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Traveling lab provides realistic medical training

The community of Gothenburg is privileged to have a dedicated group of men and women who volunteer their time to serve as first responders, EMT’s and fire fighters. According to Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor at UNMC and UNO, providing training for these individuals on the most up-to-date techniques and equipment can be a challenge. To help meet that need, the state of Nebraska is now being served by an innovative training model known as Simulation in Motion-Nebraska (SIM-NE). This mobile education system brings hands-on training to first responders and hospital professionals in rural areas of the state.

One of the four trucks was present in Gothenburg on June 28, providing medical personnel and the general public an opportunity to see first-hand this unique training technology.

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