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  • Red Cross and Utah Medical Association Partner
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    Published - 03/06/14 - 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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    (CEDAR CITY, Utah) - The American Red Cross, in partnership with the Utah Medical Association Foundation, will be facilitating workshops throughout Southern Utah. Licensed health care workers will be introduced to the concepts and procedures of how to manage health care needs in Red Cross emergency shelters, like performing health assessments, disaster triage and responding to public health emergencies in the community.

    Training is open to all active, unencumbered licensed or certified health care workers including:

    Registered Nurse (RN)

    Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    Emergency medical technician (EMT)

    Paramedic

    Physician (MD/D.O. [Doctor of Osteopathy])

    Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

    Student care givers.

    We also encourage retired health care workers to attend. This is an introductory workshop and more information on becoming a Red Cross volunteer will be provided.

    The next workshop will serve the Iron County area and will be held Saturday March 22, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 in the education class room on the campus of Valley View Medical Center located at 1303 North Main Street, Cedar City, Utah. Refreshments and lunch will be served. For more
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