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student getting grain entrapment training.
That's why organizations like Stateline Farm Rescue are using simulations as a training technique for these emergencies, Bunting reports. Mark Baker, a coordinator for Farm Rescue, told Bunting, "A lot of these accidents are gonna be a lot more complicated than what we probably are trained for, so that's what we're trying to bring to the table is understanding that maybe additional training is needed."
UI, which already offers a Rural Medical Education Program that specifically educate students to work in rural areas, is in the process of adding a nursing component for fall 2017, Bunting reports. "It will be a 4-year program aimed at meeting the need for rural communities to have more available healthcare nearby." (Read more)