Burley, ID: Teachers trained to deal with chronic illness emergencies

Aug 8, 2017, KMVT, Burley, ID: Cassia County School District adds medical emergency training When there's an emergency at school, teachers are the first line of defense for your children. "Preparedness is very, very important to keep our students and our staff safe," said Cassia County School District nurse Kyle Hodges, which is why she's implementing MERT training district wide. The staff members took a CPR certification class, but that was only part of the course. "We went through asthma, anaphylaxis, we went through diabetes and sudden cardiac arrest," Hodges said..