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; download patient and provider resources and brochures; look for our expert blog posts throughout the summer; and participate in our discussion forum.
Funding provided by Health Canada.
Published in 2011, The Guidelines are designed to provide a broad overview for health care workers and to facilitate linkages on common concerns and solutions regarding extreme heat.
Brief 2-page Fact Sheet with recommendations and information for health care workers in acute care settings. You can also order paper copies or a pad of 100 sheets.
Two-page Fact Sheet for health care workers working outside of facilities in the community and in patient/client homes.
Recommendations for effective health facility management to protect your staff and patients.
A brochure with information for physically active adults on how to protect themselves from extreme heat. This brochure can also be ordered from the link below for distribution in your office or waiting room.
A brochure designed for parents on how to protect children from extreme heat. This brochure can also be ordered from the link below for distribution in your office or waiting room.
A brochure with information for older adults on how to protect themselves from extreme heat. This brochure can also be ordered from the link below for distribution in your office or waiting room.
Information et outils pour les professionnels de la santé portant sur les dangers de la chaleur accablante et sur la prévention, le diagnostic et le traitement de maladies liées à la chaleur.
This program presents the various components of acid-base disturbances in a well-structured, easy to understand layout.
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