The very real, in-classroom, simulators will give teachers a very unique way to students interested in emergency medical careers.

The ambulance simulator will installed and ready to go for next school year.

It was paid for through Career Education Associates of North Central Illinois as a part of the Federal Perkins Grant Program.

For any East High School student interested in possibly entering the field of emergency medicine, this will give them and extra boost in finding a job. East already offers the EMR first responders program, with the simulator the hope is to expand the program into an EMT basic certification that students would graduate with their senior year, according to


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