NSLC 2018: Welcome!

July 17, 2018 | 12:00 am

Thank you for visiting the blog for NSLC at University of Washington! You can stay up to date with our progress throughout the summer here, on Twitter and Instagram @NSLCatUW, and on our Flickr photostream here.

Daily Program Update: Closing Day

August 06, 2018 | 7:43 pm

The last day of NSLC at the University of Washington for 2018 is finally here. We are sad to see the students go but know they are off to do more amazing things!

For our final video, students reflected on all their experiences over the last 9 days. Here’s the recap:

Be sure to look through our YouTube channel to find all the videos posted from the session. Photos can be found in our Flickr albums.

Thank you for following along with our sessions. See you next year!

Daily Program Update: Our Last Full Day

August 06, 2018 | 7:53 am

The last full day of NSLC Medicine & Health Care at the University of Washington for 2018 has finally come!

Today, students…

presented their public health final projects
completed their final leadership series session where they reflected on what they discovered during their time at NSLC
asked their team advisers questions about college life and careers in medicine
attended closing ceremony and final group meetings
closed out the night with a social.

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Daily Program Update: Surgical Rounds

August 05, 2018 | 12:14 am

Saturday morning was spent learning how to use sutures to create various stitching patterns, as well as dissecting cow eyes and sheep hearts to learn more about their anatomy. Thanks again to Dr. Claire Nordeen for teaching the students!

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Daily Program Update: Basic Life Support/Trauma Simulation

August 04, 2018 | 12:54 am

Medicine & Health Care held a variety of simulations throughout the afternoon to acquaint students with emergency scene safety, splints, tourniquets, impalement stabilization and wound packing.

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Daily Program Update: Airlift Northwest

August 04, 2018 | 12:40 am

On Friday morning, Dr. Claire Nordeen arranged for some Airlift Northwest colleagues to meet with the Medicine & Health Care students for a tour of one of their aircraft. Students had the chance to ask the crew all about their lives in aerial emergency medicine.

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Daily Program Update: CPR Training

August 03, 2018 | 4:16 am

On Thursday morning, various Seattle-area firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and doctors visited with Medicine & Health Care students to teach them high-quality CPR.

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Daily Program Update: Space Needle, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

August 03, 2018 | 3:54 am

On Thursday afternoon, students visited Seattle’s iconic Space Needle and the nearby Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, where they got to learn about various efforts in modern public health.

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Daily Program Update: Intro to Emergency Medicine

August 02, 2018 | 3:26 am

Students spent their Wednesday morning in the first of their sessions with Dr. Claire Nordeen where they are learning about emergency medicine and as well as how to provide basic life support and trauma care. With the help of a crew of paramedic/EMT/firefighter instructors and actors, students participated in various medical simulations where they were tasked with deciding how serious each medical condition was and how to treat it properly and quickly.

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Daily Program Update: Challenge Course

August 01, 2018 | 6:48 am

On Tuesday, students visited the Waterhouse Center in Snohomish, Washington, to participate in a variety of teambuilding and communication challenges.

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Daily Program Update: UW Simulation Lab

July 31, 2018 | 1:10 am

Medicine & Health Care students visited the University of Washington’s School of Medicine Simulation Lab to test out some of their professional training equipment and participate in a mock emergency.

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