ABCs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

ABCs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Course Description:
A roof can become incredibly hot in the summer months or in warm climates. This presentation will provide the learner with crucial information regarding the warning signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion/stroke. The presenter will discuss how to curb heat exhaustion/stroke, and when to call 911. Dr. Colbert will also discuss tips and tricks to prevent heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Educational Credits: IIBEC: 1 CEH

Course Objectives:
1. Explain what heat exhaustion/stoke are, how they are different, and why it is important to know.
2. Discuss the warning signs for both heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
3. Provide guidance on how to curb heat exhaustion and heat stroke and when to seek medical care.
4. Discuss tips and tricks to prevent heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Dr. Colbert is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve and is currently deployed in Honduras where he will be providing this presentation.

Christopher Colbert is the assistant program director of the emergency medicine residency at the University of Illinois with specific interest in both academic and social emergency medicine. Dr. Colbert is the chair of continuing medical education for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP), president-elect of the national medical association (NMA), the co-chair of Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP) spring symposiums, and a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. Dr. Colbert has provided and moderated lectures nationally and internationally receiving awards for both speaker engagement and contributions to medical education. Dr. Colbert is a frequent medical contributor to WBBM news radio, the Chicago Tribune, Forbes magazine, and local Chicago news stations.

Date

Jun 02 2021

Time

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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