Hypothermia and Frostbite
- Course Format
- Product ID
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- Training Time ?
- 27 to 54 minutes
- Video Format
- Standard Definition
- Devices Supported
- Browsers Supported
- IE Desktop
- Required Plugins
- MasteryNet Player
- Lesson Interactions
- Quiz Questions
- Closed Captioning
- Interactive Producer
- Mastery Technologies, Inc.
- Original Content Producer
- ICON Training Materials of Iowa, Inc.
Online Hypothermia Training
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Anyone who works outside in cold weather.
- Defining hypothermia
- Mild hypothermia
- Moderate hypothermia
- Severe hypothermia
- Losing body heat
- Wearing the right protective clothing
- Choosing the right fabric
- Immediate actions to take
- Safe types of fluids
- Safe foods
- Treating others
- Recognizing frostbite
- Treating frostbite
Your Best Defense
- Being prepared
Recognize the meaning of hypothermia, its signs and symptoms.
- Identify weather conditions when most hypothermia happens.
- Define Hypothermia.
- Identify conditions of mild hypothermia.
- List conditions of moderate hypothermia.
- Select the number of degrees the body temperature drops when severe hypothermia occurs.
Dress properly to prevent hypothermia.
- Agree that exposed moist skin loses more heat than exposed dry skin.
- Recognize that wearing clothing which is too warm creates perspiration which can actually speed heat loss.
- Select fabrics that help prevent hypothermia.
- Choose the most protective type of rain gear.
- Name the type of fabrics that can best trap air and resist dampness.
- Name parts of the body that lose heat most quickly.
- Explain what happens when wet clothes combine with wind.
Properly treat hypothermia.
- List immediate actions to take if experiencing symptoms of hypotherm
- Identify safe types of fluids to consume if experiencing symptoms of hypothermia.
- Select safe foods to eat if experiencing symptoms of hypothermia.
- List actions to take if someone you are with is experiencing hypothermia.
Recognize and properly treat frostbite.
- Explain how frostbite occurs.
- Recognize that frostbite victims often feel no pain.
- Differentiate between superficial and deep frostbite.
- List treatment for frostbite victims.