DATE: Friday, November 9, 2012
TIME: 3 PM Pacific/ 6 PM Eastern
AHDI-APPROVED CEC: 1 CM (Clinical Medicine)
PRESENTED BY: Angela Allison, CMT
We may be headed into the colder season; however, heatstroke can be just around the corner. This presentation takes an interesting look at what heatstroke is and exactly what it does to the body.
Become informed of the heat-related illnesses, their signs and symptoms, their differences, what treatment is provided, and what can be done for prevention. You will understand the risk factors and what variables place those who are at high risk, in danger. Angela will discuss in depth and detailed accounts of the various ways exposure to extreme heat can devastate the body and even push the body beyond its limits. Learn the complications that arise due to compounded damaging effects from heatstroke, including how it can become fatal.
ABOUT ANGELA ALLISON, CMT
Angela is a practicing CMT who is also a medical transcription educator, MT educational content development. Angela has 5 years experience in nursing, specifically in the field of patient medication administration and documentation.