Making The Most Of Military Medics’ Field Experience

Dave Manning (left) and three other veterans who are studying to become physician assistants at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.i

Dave Manning (left) and three other veterans who are studying to become physician assistants at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Brian Strickland / News.UNCHealthcare.org


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Dave Manning (left) and three other veterans who are studying to become physician assistants at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dave Manning (left) and three other veterans who are studying to become physician assistants at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Brian Strickland / News.UNCHealthcare.org

Veteran Dave Manning provided medical support during two combat deployments in Iraq. He’s also been the sole medical provider on a Navy ship with more than 100 people. And yet, after 20 years of service, he says, “Nothing I’ve done really translates over [into civilian jobs] beyond basic EMT.”

But that is about to change. Manning is in the

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/01/12/462787557/making-the-most-of-military-medics-field-experience?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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