Hypothermia Skills Session with Rebecca Basset and Back40 Wilderness First Aid

Meewasin Park

This session will focus on HOW to minimize heat loss in patients you might be treating in the backcountry / outdoor environments. Students will review the mechanisms of heat loss and the stages of hypothermia as a person’s exposure continues and how to manage this. Conversation: Short introduction to the pathophysiology of hypothermia inc. signs/symptoms […]