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Hypothermia - resources and lesson plans

This first aid teaching module on hypothermia is designed to help students to learn more about this potentially life-threatening condition brought on by prolonged exposure to excessively cold conditions.

Lesson overview – hypothermia

This lesson plan helps students to understand the dangers of hypothermia.

By the end of the lesson, students will:

  • • be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of hypothermia
  • • know what to do if they suspect someone has hypothermia.

The hypothermia lesson plan includes suggested timed activities that cover treating hypothermia both indoors and outdoors.

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More information

Get more information on how to treat hypothermia in the first aid section of our website.

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