UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler to Hold Medical Shelter Simulation

June 23, 2011

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769

The University of Texas at Tyler College of Nursing and Health Sciences, in collaboration with the North East Texas Public Health Department, will hold a medical shelter simulation 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at the UT Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, Dr. Rebecca Fountain, assistant professor of nursing, announced.

This one-day exercise will be a clinical simulation of caring for populations with special needs during a disaster.

About 60 – 75 participants, including university students, faculty and the public health department team members will participate.

The event is sponsored in part by the Regional Advisory Council.

For more information or interviews, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.

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