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This hour long course takes your background understanding of Hypothermia a step further. Remaining non-technical, it covers:

  • The body's physiological responses to being cold, and what happens as the core temperature drops
  • The stages of Hypothermia and Cold Stress 
  • How to properly assess a cold casualty, and how to decipher the signs and symptoms to allow you to define their an accurate understanding of their situation and likely risk of worsening
  • How to use a Hypothermia Assessment Card
  • Hypothermia treatment, what to do, how and when to do it,  and what not to do.
  • How to properly construct a Hypothermia 'Burrito' Wrap, and ideas for improvising if necessary.
  • The four stages of Immersion Hypothermia
  • How Immersion Hypothermia differs from land based hypothermia
  • What to do for the immersed hypothermic casualty

The course also includes a free download of our Hypothermia Assessment Card for you to add to your kit.

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    • A Deeper Understanding of Hypothermia

      Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)
      • £30.00 excl. VAT

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