Medstart at Tubac Fire station Medstart students with firefighters, Andres Egerrola, Martin Lujan, Freddie Figueroa, Bennie Martinez
Tubac, June 25, 2014 Thirty eight Med-Start students met at Tubac Fire Station #3 this week to work with SEAHEC and Tubac Firefighters to learn about emergency services. SEAHEC’s Program Coordinator for Continuing Education, Suzanne David provided training in: How to use a fire extinguisher, extricating a patient from a wrecked auto, amublance operations and air ambulance operations. They also learned about poisonous creatures of the desert. Med-Start is a summer academic enrichment program, offered by the University of Arizona, for any 11th grade Arizona high school student interested in a health career. Students participate in the program during the summer between their junior and senior years. SEAHEC partners with University of Arizona to create a variety of health learning experiences for health professions students. Link: