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Three Rivers College holds mock mass casualty training

"Victims" in the training were brought to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center emergency room. "Victims" in the training were brought to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center emergency room.
Students from several different departments worked together. They didn't know what the drill would be about, so they weren't able to prepare before it happened. Students from several different departments worked together. They didn't know what the drill would be about, so they weren't able to prepare before it happened.
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

Students at Three Rivers College got some hands on training Tuesday.

In the scenario, a gunman makes his way on to campus and more than 30 people were hurt.

"Victims" were brought to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center emergency room.

The CEO of the hospital says the experience was a huge benefit for everyone involved.

"That's why we do the event," said Ken James with Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. "To ensure that we're ready and prepared to handle any situation that comes about. We want to make sure that all of our processes are solid and that all of the people are trained, adequately trained to handle any given situation."

Students from several different departments worked together. They didn't know what the drill would be about, so they weren't able to prepare before it happened.

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