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Friday, June 8, 2012

Hands on Demonstration

Submitted by Michaela Sholes

The AvTech girls practiced their demonstrations for the upcoming training and I am so excited to have their help!  Each girl spent time reviewing the layout of each of their sections and enjoyed a hands-on review of the material.  Juliet had some excellent ideas about how to effectively explain the various levels of burns to the communities, while Emmanuella really enjoyed creating make-shift sling/swathe arm splints and traction splint using locally available items.  I thoroughly enjoyed my conversation with Lydia regarding her desire to educate others about proper wound management and the high costs of doing otherwise...in her words, "a dream coming true.

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