- Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection
The course gives a brief overview of the main principles and procedures for providing emergency assistance, with special attention to the failure of basic life functions and immediately life-threatening conditions. At the same time also discussed the situation of disabled mass even under conditions, including the phenomenon of CBRN.
After successful completion of this course the student should be able to diagnose the failure of basic dependen-life functions, identify conditions of immediate danger to life, to perform basic resuscitation and urgent to provide urgent first aid.
credit: 100% active participation in exercises
theoretical part: a successful test of 80% correct answers.
practical part: the mannequin to demonstrate the ability to provide basic urgent resuscitation.
Warning: interval between good and retakes and then must have at least 7 days interval
- Syllabus of lectures:
1st Basic emergency resuscitation - basic life functions, their failure
Call technical support, communication with the Operations Center, the procedure upon arrival of professional assistance.
2nd The emergency resuscitation - resuscitation breathing
3rd Basic emergency resuscitation - resuscitation of the circulation
4th Basic emergency resuscitation - automated external defibrillation
- resuscitation of children
5th Types bleeding (arterial, venous, external, internal), bleeding
6th Types of shock, shock, shock action
7th Non accident urgent conditions I
8th Non accident urgent conditions II
9th Injuries to the brain and the skull, spine and spinal cord injuries
10th Injuries to the chest and the abdomen, extremity injuries
11th Thermic trauma, electrocution injuries
12th Chemically trauma
- Syllabus of tutorials:
1st Basic emergency resuscitation - an examination of the affected unconscious control of life functions, Rautekova recovery position, extricating victim, monitor the status of victim,principles of evacuation, record information
2nd Basic emergency resuscitation - airway patency failure, ensuring airway patency, airway obstruction foreign body
3rd Basic emergency life support - cardiac arrest, CPR with one and two rescuers adults and children.
4th Automated external defibrillation
5th Urgent assistance in acute bleeding
- First aid for acute arterial bleeding external
- First aid for acute external venous bleeding
- Recognition and first aid for internal bleeding
- First aid for bleeding from body openings
6th Shock - identify the types of shock, shock action
7th Chest pain, identifying the most serious conditions, first aid
Acute breathlessness conditions - asthma attack, severe allergic reaction, pulmonary embolism
8th Sudden non-traumatic disorders of consciousness
- Vasovagal collapse, arrhythmia,
- Urgent conditions in diabetes (hypo-, hyperglycemia)
- Seizures - epilepsy, febrile convulsions,
9th Serious head and spinal injuries - recognition, ensuring throughput DC, fixation spine (neck, trauma-board,KED, vacuum mattress) handling of the wounded
10th Injuries to the chest and abdomen (open, closed), first aid, handling the wounded
11th Basics maternity technology
12th First aid for musculoskeletal injuries - sprains, dislocations, fractures (open and closed), the identification, fixation, manipulation affected
13th First aid for thermal injuries (sunburn, heatstroke, burns, frostbite) and chemical injuries (burns, acid and lye)
- Verification of theoretical and practical knowledge of the substance delivered
- Practical training skills in the context of first aid
Note - the order of exercises may change depending on the order of lectures, learner timely informed of the change
- Study Objective:
Acquiring of basic theoretic and practical principals of the first aid
- Study materials:
1.AUSTIN, Margaret, Rudy CRAWFORD a Vivien J. ARMSTRONG. First aid manual: the authorised manual of St John Ambulance, St Andrew's First Aid and the British Red Cross. 10th ed. London: Dorling Kindersley, 2014.
2.LE, Tao et al. First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2014: a student-to-student guide. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.
3.THYGERSON, Alton L. et al. First Aid, CPR, and AED advanced. 6th ed. London: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: