Fifth and sixth grade students at Ysleta ISD’s Ramona Elementary School got the unique chance to be part of a surgical team.
Recently, students participated in a medical session on surgical procedures and careers that make up a surgical team. The students learned about techniques such as open surgery, robotic surgery and laparoscopic surgery.
Using hands-on simulator, students had the opportunity to become familiar with some of the tools used, practice with tools. The students learned the responsibility of each member on a surgical team and the care and dedication that it takes from each of them to function as a team.
Students also discovered what services other members of the surgical team provides a patient whether dealing with a minor situation or a life-saving procedure.
Ramona Elementary School is a Dual Language campus, with kinder through sixth grade students experiencing STEM challenges throughout the year utilizing the engineering design process.