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New Mexico MS IV Disaster Medicine Elective

Discussion in 'Emergency Medicine' started by Hawk22, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. Hawk22

    Hawk22 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Received this email today and thought I would pass it along to any fourth year students interested in a disaster medicine elective. Looks pretty good to me......

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    http://hsc.unm.edu/EMERMED/UNMStudentWebsite/DisasterMedElective.shtml

    The University of New Mexico is offering a 4 week rotation in October called Disaster Medicine and Emergency Medicine under Austere Conditions. We offer experiences and training related to DMAT teams, US&R and Confined Space Medicine, Public Heath Emergencies, Wilderness Medicine, International Medicine and Emergency Medicine at UNM (which some might consider Emergency Medicine under austere conditions ;-) )

    We offer certification in ACLS, ADLS, and FEMA IST courses as well as drills with NM TF-1's canine search team, the Albuquerque SWAT team, the Sandia Wilderness Search and Rescue Team, ride alongs with EMS, flights with our fixed wing critical care transport teams, and Pandemic Influenza table top exercises.

    If you or any students have questions, you are welcome to email me at [email protected]
     
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  3. RxnMan

    RxnMan Who, me? A doctor? Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Very cool. Like MacGuyver, Boy Scouts, and medicine rolled into one.
     
  4. SolidGold

    SolidGold Florida winters are the best! 10+ Year Member

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    I wish I knew about this last year...sounds fun.
     
  5. psychbender

    psychbender Cynical Member Physician 10+ Year Member

    Score! I think I'll use that for my last allowed away month. My fourth year is going to be awesome.
     
  6. :laugh:
     
  7. Yeah...this is basically what I want to do with my entire career (do you think I can get a 30 year "rotation" there)
     

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