College News and Departmental Notes: First-Aid Officers for the Navy Trained at Teachers College
by Departmental notes - 1918
Under the direction of Professor Bigelow, the School of Practical Arts of Teachers College has just completed a four-weeks' training course for first-aid officers of the Navy. A detachment of one hundred and four men of the Naval Hospital Corps under the general control of the commanding officer of the Brooklyn Naval Hospital was assigned to the College for this special training. The course prescribed by the commanding officer included the following subjects: anatomy and physiology, hygiene, bacteriology, chemistry, nursing, massage, first-aid and naval surgery, cookery and dietetics, and clerical duties. The instruction was provided by the Teachers College staff supplemented by medical and surgical men from the outside.
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