Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State University to host Oct. 28 patient transfer simulation involving Life Star

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

 

 

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:    Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (raindate Nov. 17)

 

WHERE: Westfield State University,  Catherine Dower Performing and Fine Arts Center, 715 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA

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