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Study aims to improve training for paramedics

Published On: Feb 26 2013 04:20:17 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 26 2013 05:27:36 PM EST

Some local first responders were put to the test Tuesday in South Whitehall Twp., Lehigh Co.

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. -

Some local first responders were put to the test Tuesday in South Whitehall Twp., Lehigh Co.

Officials from the Penn State Hershey Department of Emergency Medicine stopped by Cetronia Ambulance Corps to recruit paramedics for a research study.

The goal of the study is to improve training of airway management techniques by testing the effectiveness of remote video and internet training.

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The two-part study is expected to take at least two years to complete.