Critters, Weather, Water and Altitude



Critters, Weather, Water, and Altitude. This course covers environmental emergencies, including bites, stings, HACE, HAPE, AMS, dive injuries, water injuries, lightning strikes, and hypothermia. The following topics are covered:

  • The physiologic response to cold and heat
  • Gas laws
  • Assessment of heat and cold injuries
  • Treatment approach to temperature extremes
  • Treatment of bites and stings


19-MEDN-F3-3030 1 CEU

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