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Snake River students learn about health professions

August 12, 2014

Morning News — Leslie Mielke Chiropractor Val Ellis from Ellis Chiropractic Health and Rehabilitation in Blackfoot shows how he knows a joint is mobile or stiff by using each student's arm during the Snake River Health Career Expo on Tuesday.

Over 90 students attended the first Snake River Health Career Expo Tuesday morning at the Snake River High School.
The day was to begin with the arrival of Life Flight out of Pocatello, however, the helicopter was down for maintenance and could not fly.
"I didn't know they were not coming and I'm a LIfe Flight nurse," said presenter Taunya Horn.
"I've had a love of flying," she said. "I was a nurse for 19 years before I got a spot on Life Flight.
"It's very competitive for spots," said Horn. "The configuration of medical personnel on the helicopter is pilot, nurse and paramedic.
"We are a mini-ICU or ER up there," she said.
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