RTO # 40833

60SEC039 The Hot & Altered Patient

60SEC039 The Hot & Altered Patient

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This concise workshop titled “The Hot & Altered Patient” delves into the assessment and management of patients presenting with hyperthermia and altered mental status. It explores potential causes such as heatstroke, drug effects, and infections, and outlines critical care strategies including rapid cooling and supportive treatments. Participants will learn to recognize red flags, initiate appropriate emergency interventions, and understand the importance of swift action to prevent serious complications in these high-risk situations.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1