The Korey Stringer Institute at the University of Connecticut is offering a one-week program featuring a curriculum of evidence-based prevention, recognition, and treatment of the Nation’s leading emergency issues in sports, military, and occupational settings. Each session includes interactive presentations disseminated by the experienced staff at the Korey Stringer Institute, as well as, hands on learning labs simulating the emergency treatment of life threatening ailments.
A broad range of emergent topics will be covered during the sessions, listed below. Students will gain a basic understanding of background information of the ailment, as well as, hands on learning of skills for treatment.
- Cardiovascular events
- Exertional heat illnesses
- Traumatic Injuries
- And other significant contributors to sudden death
Participants will learn imperative knowledge in the understanding of today’s leading causes of death in sport and physical activity, including essential firsthand skills in the prevention, recognition, and treatment of these emergent injuries and illnesses.