Basics of First Aid for Engineers

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16ZPPB Z 2 0+2 Czech
Jiří Málek (guarantor), Alice Kurzová
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation

The first medical aid exercises are prepare in that way, to include the whole spectrum of urgent situations, that can come into being in his/her work, or in the common life, and make the listener able to solve those situations.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Organization of first aid, basic life functions, basic and advanced resuscitation

2. Hypothermia and heat stroke, sunburn, burns, frostbite, electric shock, drowning

3. Basic and extended CP resuscitation - training model

4. Chest injury. Disordered breathing, choking, chest pain, arrhythmia, circulatory disorders. Radiation trauma, burns (acids, alkalis), smoke inhalation

5. Minor injuries, wound infections, rabies, tetanus. Sprains, dislocations, fractures, immobilization splints, positioning transport.

6. Dressings - practical training.

7. Bleeding, shock, stopping bleeding, fluid replacement, blood transfer

8. Polytrauma, spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries, head injuries, unconsciousness, convulsions

9. Abdominal penetrating injuries and blunt, acute abdomen, sudden events in gynecology and obstetrics, precipitous birth

10. Intoxication, psychotropic substances, alcohol abuse and drug use. Allergic reactions. First aid for mental disorders, patients endangering themselves or others. Urgent conditions in children.

11. Practical exam of KPR

12. Transport accidents „blast“ and „crush“ syndrome, gunshot wounds, the organization and the possibility of pre-hospital care, war surgery, disaster. The final test of PP

13. Summary, credit

Study Objective:


Knowledge about the first medical aid situation including the whole spectrum of urgent situations.


The procedures and methods of first aid in dealing with situations that may arise in the profession.

Study materials:

General overview of the pillars of the study for each subject (in Czech):

[1] Kelnarová J. a kol. První pomoc I pro studenty zdravotnických oborů, Grada, 2007

[2] Kelnarová J. a kol. První pomoc II pro studenty zdravotnických oborů, Grada, 2007

[3] Beránková, M., Fleková, A., Holzhauserová B.: První pomoc. Informatorium, Praha 2008 (nové opravené vydání)

[4] Srnský, P.: První pomoc u dětí. Grada, 2007

[5] St. John Ambulance, St. Andrew's Ambulance, Association and British Red Cross a Český červený kříž: Příručka první pomoci. Perfekt, Bratislava 2003

Selected chapters from the following websites

[6] http://www.lf3.cuni.cz/cs/pracoviste/anesteziologie/vyuka/studijni-materialy/neodkladna-resuscitace

[7] http://www.lf3.cuni.cz/cs/pracoviste/anesteziologie/vyuka/studijni-materialy/prvni-pomoc/

General overview of the pillars of the study for each subject (in English):

electronic information resources (EIR ) on Web pages

[8] http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/FirstAidIndex/FirstAidIndex

[9] http://www.healthy.net/scr/MainLinks.asp?Id=170

[10] http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice.aspx

[11] http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/firstaid.html

[12] St. John Ambulance, St. Andrew's Ambulance Association and British Red Cross: First Aid Manual, Latest Update, St. John Ambulance, London 2011

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