It is body’s normal temperature lowering. Low level of hypothermia starts at 95 degrees of the body temperature. High level or rather serious hypothermia occur at a temperature of less than 90 degrees. In serious hypothermal the functioning of the body is slowed like the breathing, mental activity, metabolism and the heart rate. The educational practicum is on the therapeutic induced hypothermia in post cardiac arrest. The target audience to gain from this will be the ICU/PICU and ED Nurses because most don’t these basic skills that can save patient with these complications.
In conclusion since the ICU and ED Nurses are the audience , then it means they would be educated on the inclusion/exclusion criteria, assessment of the patient prior to induction and post induction. Thus in a way this will reduce the number of avoidable patients death by a great