When there’s an accident, you need to act fast! This summer, go inside state-of-the-art labs, practice administering first aid, and work with a team to respond to trauma simulations. You’ll be granted access to the exciting field of emergency medicine. Obtain Red Cross First Aid + CPR certification. Interview professional EMTs and restock a field-ready ambulance. Study the anatomy of bones and joints in the human body. Learn to check vital signs, immobilize injuries, suture wounds, and introduce IVs. Conduct a differential diagnosis of a real ER case. Treat for bleeding and shock in computer-simulated trauma cases. Examine CAT scans, MRIs, and X-rays of bones and internal organs. Meet with ER doctors at a Harvard University teaching hospital. Interview patients about their signs and symptoms. Learn how to work as a medical team, which is crucial in responding to trauma cases.