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Extreme Heat Events

Info and tools for health care providers on the dangers of extreme heat, and how to properly prevent, diagnose and treat heat-related illnesses.

The duration and frequency of extreme heat events is on the rise in Canada, and this program was designed to give health care providers training and tools to better prevent and manage heat-related illnesses. Work through the module and then download patient and provider resources and brochures from the resources section.

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Health Care Workers Guide to Extreme Heat Events
The duration and frequency of extreme heat events are on the rise in Canada. Primary care providers and emergency department personnel, who are often the front line to our health care system, should be prepared to deal with potential heat-related illnesses. This course is based on best-evidence and with links to resources that will help Canadian health professionals prevent and manage heat-related illnesses.

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