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This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

HeatWise is designed to educate coaches and others involved in sports and physical activity on the prevention and management of exertional heat illness.

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Course Format

HeatWise is an online course featuring video and a test. The course contains no print materials; nothing will be shipped to you. You will have immediate access to your course after purchase.
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Full Course Description

HeatWise is an online course developed by Sport Safety International and offered in partnership with Human Kinetics Coach Education. It is designed to educate coaches and others involved in sports and physical activity on the prevention and management of exertional heat illness. Coaches who successfully complete the course can print a certificate of course completion directly from the website.

This course covers the following topics:

• Prevention of dehydration
• Recognition of dehydration
• Prevention of exertional heat illness
• Recognizing exertional heat illness
• Immediate treatment and management of exertional heat illness

Varies by organization version.

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Audience: Administrators, Professional Coaches, Volunteer Coaches, Parents

Level: Professional Bronze