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Photo Gallery: Estancia High’s Medical Academy helps prepare students for careers in the medical field

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Two students prepare classmate Kenna Cowie to be placed on a backboard as they practice stabilizing a patient with head or neck injuries during an Estancia Medical Academy class Thursday.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Students Gisselle Suarez, left, and Allyson Maring practice taking vitals signs on a manikin during the Estancia Medical Academy.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Students Miriam Arriage, left, and Stephanie Arellano practice emergency compressions on a manikin baby during an Estancia Medical Academy class Thursday.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Students Jacob Olson, left, and Giovani Garcia practice handling a manikin baby that simulates crying and sleeping during the Estancia Medical Academy.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Estancia Medical Academy student Gisselle Suarez and teacher Hayato Yuuki practice taking vitals signs on a manikin that simulates heart rate, blood pressure and temperature.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Student Jacob Olson is strapped onto a gurney as Estancia Medical Academy classmates simulate taking him to a hospital.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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Teacher Hayato Yuuki demonstrates to student Jacob Olson, right, how to raise a gurney to the proper height during an Estancia Medical Academy class.

 (Don Leach / Staff Photographer)
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