This course provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to identify, assess, and manage cold-related environmental emergencies. The following topics will be covered:
- Identification, assessment, and management of cold-related illnesses and injuries.
- Basic definitions and pathophysiology principles.
- Heat loss and the human body.
- Patient assessment.
Total Number of Credit Hours
Supplies or Other Requirements
Internet access* and valid/active e-mail account.
*You may use any internet browser you prefer; however, Mozilla Firefox is the preferred browser, and Chrome may have compatibility issues. If you find that you are having technical difficulties with the course, first try updating and/or switching browsers (Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge)