This online module is designed for outdoor professionals, enthusiasts, or for anyone interested in learning more about this topic. This course is NOT eligible for CME or FAWM.
Although beautiful, lightning is the second leading cause of natural outdoor deaths. This natural phenomenon is unlike anything else found on the planet, causing a unique pathology and treatment in its victims. In this module, you will learn the causes of lightning, avoidance techniques of lightning strikes, and the signs, symptoms, treatment, and evacuation guidelines for lightning injuries.
The purpose of this module is to help you develop a process that will allow you to overcome obstacles and provide the patient(s) with the appropriate care.
Upon completion, students should be familiar with: