Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Sunday, Oct. 28, Westfield State University has postponed its patient transfer simulation involving Life Star to Saturday, Nov. 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2018

CONTACTS:  Tricia Oliver, toliver@westfield.ma.edu, 413.572.8575

Troy Watkins, twatkins@westfield.ma.edu, 413.572.5523

           

MEDIA ADVISORY – POSTPONEMENT

 

Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Sunday, Oct. 28,  Westfield State University has postponed its patient transfer simulation involving Life Star to Saturday, Nov. 17

 

WHAT:    A patient transfer simulation including a Life Star helicopter landing on Westfield State campus will take place. For educational training purposes, the in-field patient transfer simulation will be followed by a Q&A session.

 

WHO:       Students enrolled in the University’s nursing, physician assistant, EMT, athletic training, and sports medicine programs, as well as area fire departments, including Westfield Fire Department, will participate. Life Star is a collaborative effort among Baystate Health, Hartford Hospital, and Air Methods Corp.

 

WHEN:    Postponed to Saturday, November 17, 2018, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE: Westfield State University

                  Catherine Dower Performing and Fine Arts Center

                  715 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA

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