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EXPLO ER: Emergency Medicine Focus Program

  • Program Address:

    Wheaton College
    26 E Main St
    Norton, MA 02766, U.S.A.

    Tel:
    Phone: 781-762-7400
    Fax:
    Fax: 781-762-7425
  • Winter Address:

    932 Washington Street
    PO Box 368
    Norwood, MA 02062, U.S.A.

Directors: David Torcoletti

Dive in, dig deeper, and explore the field of emergency medicine. You'll spend days in laboratories and medical simlabs, learning from ER doctors and EMS professionals. (For: Grades 6+7) When there's an accident, you need to act fast! This summer, go inside state-of-the-art labs, practice administering first aid, and work with a team to respond to trauma simulations. You'll be granted access to the exciting field of emergency medicine.

Obtain Red Cross First Aid + CPR certification Interview professional EMTs and restock a field-ready ambulance. Study the anatomy of bones and joints in the human body. Learn to check vital signs, immobilize injuries, suture wounds, and introduce IVs. Conduct a differential diagnosis of a real ER case. Treat for bleeding and shock in computer simulated trauma cases. Examine CAT scans, MRIs, and X-rays of bones and internal organs. Meet with ER doctors at a Harvard University teaching hospital. Interview patients about their signs and symptoms. Learn how to work as a medical team, which is crucial in responding to trauma cases.

  • Camp size:
    30 campers
  • Directors:
    David Torcoletti
  • Founded:
    1977
  • Gender:
    Co-Educational
  • Maximum age:
    12
  • Minimum age:
    10
  • Nearest city:
    Boston, MA

Activities

  • Save Lives
  • Master Anatomy
  • Check Vitals
  • Diagnose
  • Examine CAT Scans
  • Meet ER Doctors
  • Interview Patients
  • Team Building
  • Interview Professional EMT's
  • Computer Simulated Trauma Cases
  • Examine X-rays
  • Examine MRIs


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