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MedStar Health: Athletic Trainers Practice Too, When It Comes to Saving the Lives of Student Athletes

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

MedStar Health issued the following news:

Did you know a tarp, a MedStar Healtha student athlete suffering from heat stroke? At Howard Community College, MedStar Health athletic trainers, team physicians and local EMS partners hit the gym; putting their skills to the test creating ice baths (and much more) to practice live-saving techniques before real medical emergencies happen on the field.

"We want to make sure that we minimize delays in care and provide the best quality care imme...