May 24, 2018
Recent headlines reinforce that in an emergency, every second counts, and everyday citizens can be lifesavers. Medical City Arlington, in partnership with American Medical Response and Arlington Fire Department, offered Stop the Bleed and Hands Only CPR training at the May 23 Texas Rangers baseball game. First responders and hospital cardiovascular and trauma services staff members were positioned at every main entrance at Globe Life Park through the 5th inning to teach these lifesaving techniques to Rangers fans as they entered the game.
"Stop the Bleed and Hands Only CPR is critical for everyone to know because citizens on the scene in an emergency can save lives before official first responders arrive," said Siddhartha Rath, MD, Medical Director of Trauma Services at Medical City Arlington. "Our trauma team is very involved with community training efforts and we’re very proud that the Texas Rangers supports these educational efforts."
Medical City Arlington is engaged in the community in Arlington and surrounding cities, such as Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Kennedale, Cedar Hill and others. Employers and community organizations can request Stop the Bleed and Hands Only CPR training from Medical City Arlington by completing the community service request form.