Cold Emergencies

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


This learning module will review common cold exposure emergencies encountered in the prehospital setting.


Alabama OEMS 0.75 CME Hours All Levels 17-R1-0024, 18-R1-9300, 19-R1-9300, 20-R1-9300, 21-R1-9300, 22-R1-9300, 23-R1-9300, 24-R1-9300

Instructed by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP

  • Define hypothermia
  • Review signs and symptoms of hypothermia
  • Define localized cold injuries
  • Review frostbite, frostnip, trenchfoot
  • Review assessment of cold emergencies
  • Review treatment of cold emergencies


Download Sample Cold Emergencies.pdf ~ (403.49 kb)

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