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"Baby It's Cold Outside"

CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course provides EMS personnel of all levels with a comprehensive understanding of hypothermia including its prevention, effects on the body, and treatment modalities. Additionally, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of other cold emergencies such as frostbite will be presented.


CLASS OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this class,   each student should be able to meet the following objectives:

  1. Define hypothermia, frostbite, and frost-nip
  2. Describe expected symptoms of hypothermia at varying levels of body temperature
  3. Explain techniques for prevention of cold emergencies, both for providers and   patients.
  4. Explain the importance of removing the source of heat loss from the patient, both by removing the patient from the cold and the cold clothing from the patient.
  5. Describe and define the following methods of heat loss: conduction, convection,   evaporation, and radiation.
  6. Describe the correct treatments of hypothermia
  7. Explain and describe treatment of frostbite and frostnip.

APPROVALS

NREMT Course ID: TO00625203

1 Medical Credit, All Levels


State of Michigan Approval: 22-ICE-04692

1 Medical Credit, All Levels

Class Information

Live Virtual Class

September 17, 2022, 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Price per Student

$0

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