A History of Medicine

ABOUT THESE VIDEOS:   History, Medicine

Welcome to another amazing chapter in the history of our shared civilization. Our people have worked together to create many discoveries and advancements that build on one another, taking us all to ever greater heights. One of the great examples of this is the history of Western medicine; a long story spanning thousands of years.

Many Westman have contributed to this great endeavour to understand disease and the healing of the human body; little by little piecing together one of the greatest bodies of work the world has ever known. 

A History of Medicine, Part 1

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A History of Medicine, Part 2

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   Aaron Messina

     I am a Paramedic with 11 years of experience providing emergency medical care. I have worked in various counties providing treatment and transport of the sick and injured. During this time, I also worked in the collections and processing of blood and blood products for a major hospital. I have worked in the emergency department of a local hospital as a technician, directly assisting doctors and nurses in that setting. I have been a CPR instructor for 3 years and recently became a state certified EMS instructor. Currently, I am also working as a wildland fire line medic and obtaining my certifications in critical care transport and flight medicine. I am a father of two daughters, who I educate with the help of my beautiful wife. Thank you for giving your children access to this material and I hope they enjoy learning it as much as I enjoy teaching it.