Feb 3, 2022Wenatchee High School Students Have Study Accepted by NATA
Wenatchee (WA) High School sports medicine students become the first in the nation to have a case study accepted by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Symposium.
Their case study entitled, “Post-COVID ‘Long-Haulers’ Syndrome in a Female Recreational Athlete” follows the case of a young woman dealing with the aftereffects of contracting COVID.
Their case study competed in a blind review with those submitted by masters and doctoral students as well as university professors.
The students involved are all seniors and include Lindsay Blakney, Nick Duke, Elyse Long, and Anna Russ.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Symposium will be held June 28-July 1 in Philadelphia after holding virtual conferences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, WHS Sports Medicine Instructor and Head Athletic Trainer, Dale Blair was selected to give a featured lecture at the NATA National Clinical Symposium. His presentation, ‘CX for the AT: Customer (Patient) Experience Touchpoints to Transform Your Athletic Training Practice’, is designed to help athletic trainers provide the best possible care for their patients.
The NATA Symposium is the major national professional development conference for athletic trainers with over 10,000 sports medicine practitioners in attendance.