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BTN LiveBIG: Penn State emergency medical staff answer call of the wild

An ever-present symbol of Penn State University, Mount Nittany also serves as a gateway of sorts to a mountain wilderness that covers much of central Pennsylvania. The Life Lion emergency care team at PSU’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently ventured into that wilderness to undertake some very unique professional development exercises. Participants in this training program responded to a variety of simulated medical emergencies in the great outdoors, ranging from hunting accidents to snake bites. According to Jeff Lubin, associate professor of emergency medicine and Life Lion division chief at Penn State Hershey, the purpose of the program was to get medical first-responders