Ready for the Real Thing: U of I Students Practice the Art of the Injection at Vaccination Training
February 11, 2021
This story written by Scott Jackson appeared in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Feb. 11.
In a clinical training for local medical, nursing and athletic training students, participants were unusually enthusiastic about stabbing their partners in the arm. About 40 aspiring doctors, nurses and athletic trainers Wednesday paired up and practiced administering vaccines by injecting each other with syringes filled with saline — a harmless saltwater solution. Read more.
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