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Photo feature: Learning the medical ropes

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — David Turner, left, a junior at Wayne County High School, checks the motor skills and dexterity of Jordan Carwyle, center, as Carwyle assumes the role of a trauma victim during the Mississippi Health Occupations Students of America state leadership conference on Thursday afternoon at the Natchez Convention Center. Students competed in evaluations and scenarios covering numerous areas of medical study, with the top three competitors in each area advancing to the national round to be held this summer in Nashville, Tenn. Madison Graham is seen bracing Carwyle’s neck during the scenario.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — David Turner, left, a junior at Wayne County High School, checks the motor skills and dexterity of Jordan Carwyle, center, as Carwyle assumes the role of a trauma victim during the Mississippi Health Occupations Students of America state leadership conference on Thursday afternoon at the Natchez Convention Center. Students competed in evaluations and scenarios covering numerous areas of medical study, with the top three competitors in each area advancing to the national round to be held this summer in Nashville, Tenn. Madison Graham is seen bracing Carwyle’s neck during the scenario.

 

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Katie Myeres, left, and Graham Broome perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a practice dummy.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Katie Myeres, left, and Graham Broome perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a practice dummy.