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Training Day

Cathie MacDonald, professional resource is pictured in a full HazMat suit today, assisted by team leader Kim Pinarello during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) training held for staff at Stevenson on Oct. 8. Hospital staff receive training in decontamination of victims from a hazardous waste spill. Patients must be decontaminated prior to being allowed in the hospital if exposed to chemical or biological agents. Joy McCarron, manager of the medical-surgical unit and emergency department at Stevenson is a CBRN Specialist trainer for the Central LHIN.