At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the scope and trends in global temperature and regional microclimates.
- Identify the physiologic health effects of extreme heat to different at-risk populations.
- Outline support systems and public health programs regionally and nationally to assist with support in extreme heat events.
- Understand the treatment considerations and evaluation of pregnant and pediatric patients with core temperature elevation.
Presenter: Scott Crawford, MD, FACEP, CHSOS
Scott Crawford, MD, FACEP, CHSOS
Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
El Paso, TX
PEHSU Region 6