8.17 Heat Illness

Training Objective:

The crew member will be able to define/demonstrate the first aid for heat illnesses required to effectively handle an in-flight emergency situation.

Scope:

Heat Illness
First Aid for Heat Illness

8.17A Heat Illness

8.17A.1 State the conditions that cause heat illnesses.

8.17A.2 List the safety measures to prevent heat illnesses.

8.17A.3 List the signs and symptoms of:

  1. Heat exhaustion; and
  2. Heatstroke:

    1. Classic heatstroke; and
    2. Exertional heatstroke.

8.17B First Aid for Heat Illness

8.17B.1 State the first aid for:

  1. Heat exhaustion; and
  2. Heatstroke.
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