Horses stand in as ‘patients’ to help local med students boost their bedside skills

September 03, 2017

TOWN OF WARWICK - Horses have their own way of talking back.

They can be stubborn, uncooperative or dismissive, just like people.

That’s why they are the perfect patient substitutes for first-year students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown who are learning about bedside manner, according to Deirdre Hamling.

Source: Times Herald-Record