WARM program students receive rural disaster training

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Medical students from the Wisconsin Academy of Rural Medicine participated in a training lab at the Kim Lansing, MD farm in La Crosse on Saturday morning.

Twenty-six students learned five different scenarios on how to prepare for sudden medical attendance in rural scenarios.

They got a a unique opportunity to watch a surgeon do an in-field amputation of a limb.

The program is designed to educate medical students with the idea of keeping them in Wisconsin and fill the health care vacancy in rural areas.

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