Simulated emergency at Nicolet College gives students real-world experience

(Northwoods Star Journal) In an emergency, several professions often must work together quickly and efficiently in order to provide the services necessary to ensure the safety and positive outcome for all involved.

That was the goal of a recent real-world simulation exercise at Nicolet College and funded by the Wisconsin Northern Highland Area Health Education Center that brought together students from the Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services and Nursing programs, along with representatives from the Human Services field.

“These students don’t really get to interact that much when they are on campus, so we wanted to create an exercise where they all had to work together in a professional capacity,” said Nicolet Nursing Instructor Dilya St. Louis, who led the coordination of the simulation. Read more.