First Aid - Module 11 - Cold and Heat Emergencies (US)
Staying hydrated, wearing appropriate clothing and taking breaks to warm up or cool down are all ways people can avoid injuries and illnesses related to the weather. However, not everyone takes these precautions. In these cases, you may be called upon to provide first aid for cold and heat conditions. In this module you’ll learn about cold and heat conditions, their symptoms and what first aid treatment you should provide.
2. Cold Emergencies
3. Heat Emergencies
- Recognize the symptoms of medical conditions related to cold and heat.
- Know the first aid procedures for hypothermia and frostbite.
- Know the first aid procedures for heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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