Officials trucking in medical training to rural Nebraska
June 23, 2017
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center is trucking in medical training to rural parts of the state.
Four trucks equipped to simulate emergency room, ambulance and other scenarios have been stationed in Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk and Scottsbluff, where the school's College of Nursing has divisions.
The goal is to provide free continuing education to help doctors, nurses and paramedics renew their licenses.
Hospitals and other health care facilities in small towns regularly have to send staffers long distances for training, officials said, and not all staffers are...