RPI Ambulance is Celebrating National Collegiate EMS Week!

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Hey everyone, RPI Ambulance is the all-volunteer student run and operated ambulance service on the RPI campus. The agency is a union recognized and funded student organization. We are a New York State certified Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service that provides coverage to the campus and surrounding towns. The best part is that we provide this valuable service free of charge! We are open for any student or RPI community member to join! This week we are celebrating National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Week, a nationwide celebration of campus-based EMS organizations. As part of the celebration we are putting on some fun and educational programs for the campus. To learn more about National Collegiate EMS Week, see here. Here is a listing of our events:

Monday November 11th - Learn Hands Only CPR! DCC Great Hall 12PM-3PM Find us in the DCC Great Hall to celebrate National CPR Day with us. Take 5 minutes to learn how to save a life. Celebrate National CPR Day with us. We will teach you everything you need to know to perform Hands Only CPR in the event of an emergency!

Tuesday November 12th- Ambulance Reception! Sage Dining Hall 10AM-3PM Find us in front of Sage Dining Hall to see our Ambulance and First Response vehicles! There will be cookies and hot chocolate so come stop by and learn about the club and the vehicles you see around campus every day!

Thursday November 14th- Learn Basic First Aid! DCC Great Hall 10AM-1PM Again, find us in the DCC Great Hall to learn basic bleeding control and bring your other first aid questions! We will be handing out band-aid dispensers, just in case!

Friday November 15th- EMS Drill! Freshman Hill 7PM Come to Freshman Hill to watch us respond to a simulated traumatic injury. Come to ask questions or to just watch!

Sautrday November 16th-Men's Hockey Game vs. Union We provide first aid coverage to the Men's Hockey games. Come find us underneath section 7 to say hello! Or to grab a band-aid!

To learn more about RPI Ambulance or how to join visit our website: (www.rpiambulance.com) or email us at rpia@union.rpi.edu. You can also like us on Facebook and check out pictures of our events and drills: (www.facebook.com/rpiamb)

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