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School of Medicine Greenville

EMT Disaster Drill

Fall 2021


UofSC School of Medicine Greenville students will participate in our annual EMT training exercise, which tests the readiness of local emergency responders through realistic simulations of life-threatening events and is a culmination of the students' training. The drills, made possible by a grant from The Fluor Foundation, bring together law enforcement, fire and rescue, emergency medical services, hospital staff and medical students as they work together to assist patients and protect the community. The drill will potentially include simulations of the following:

  • Explosions
  • Gunshots
  • Wounded and deceased victims
  • Smoke
  • Fire
  • Theatrical blood

Residents living on or near Grove Road or the Greenville Memorial Medical Campus, and patients and/or visitors to the Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital that day, should not be alarmed by the drill. All events are a simulation and are under the supervision of the medical school faculty, local law enforcement and EMTs.

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