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Airman 1st Class Colten Connelly simulates a c-spine stabilization on a “patient” during emergency medical technician training in the Aerospace Service Medical Apprentice program at the Medical Education and Training Campus. The technique is the same one he administered to a vehicle accident victim. The purpose of this skill is to prevent further injury to patients involved in a trauma. When this skill is completed appropriately, the patient is unable to move and will stay on the backboard until a physician evaluates them for spinal injuries.

Photo by: Staff Sgt. Morgan Goehl |  VIRIN: 190531-F-PO640-0001.JPG