First Aid

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F7PBOPP KZ 2 1P+1C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Pavel Böhm
Pavel Böhm
Pavel Böhm
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection

The course gives a brief overview of the main principles and procedures of providing emergency first aid with special attention to the procedures for failure of basic vital functions and life threatening situations. The subject also includes situations of mass casualty of victims in crisis situations and emergencies, including the phenomenon of CBRN.


1. 90% attendance at seminars (long-term absence is solved individually with course guarantor);

2. elaboration of seminar work;

3. demonstration of practical skills acquired during practical training in exercises (1/3 grade of credit);

4. passing multiple choice test with at least 70% (2/3 grade of credit)

Measures against the reduction of study failure: the possibility of individual consultation of the discussed issues and practical training.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic emergency resuscitation - basic vital functions, their disorders; calling for professional assistance; procedure after the arrival of professional assistance, emergency resuscitation of children; use of an automated external defibrillator. Use of technical aids by laymen in providing first aid.

2. Shock - types of shock, anti-shock measures. Accident emergency states.

3. Bleeding (arterial, venous, capillary; external, internal), hemostasis. Bandages, dressers and dressing techniques.

4. Thermal trauma, electric shock, chemical trauma.

5. Non-traumatic urgent conditions - asthma attack, severe allergic reaction, acute cardiac failure.

6. Intoxication. Technical first aid. Procedure in a traffic accident. Communication with medical operations center. Use of software in smartphones in first aid.

7. Procedure for multiple wounded, CBRN, transport technology. Evacuation.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Basic emergency resuscitation training - examination of an unconscious patient, control of vital signs, airway patency, monitoring of the patient's condition, recording information.

2. Basic emergency resuscitation training - CPR by one and two rescuers in adults and children. Automated external defibrillator, external defibrillation. Use of technical aids by laymen in providing first aid.

3. Exercise training in sudden non-traumatic disorders of consciousness (vasovagal collapse, arrhythmia, acute states of diabetes mellitus - hypo- / hyperglycemia, seizures - epilepsy, febrile convulsions; intoxication).

4. Dressing materials; dressing techniques. Urgent help in acute bleeding, use of throttle.

5. First aid training for locomotive system injuries - sprain, dislocation, fractures (open and closed), fixation, manipulation with the affected person.

6. Training of recovery position, shock measures and necessary improvised transport. Use of improvised protective equipment.

7. Practical CPR performance.

Study Objective:

The course gives a brief overview of the main principles and procedures of providing emergency first aid with special attention to the procedures for failure of basic vital functions and life threatening situations.

Study materials:

ompulsory literature:

[1] THYGERSON, A. et al. First Aid, CPR, and AED. 6. vyd. Sudbury: Jones & Batlett Learning, 2012, 490 s. ISBN 978-1-4496-3505-3.

[2] AUSTIN, M. et al. First Aid Manual. 10. vyd. London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2014, 288 s. ISBN 978-1-4093-4200-7.

[3] EUROPEAN RESUSCITATION COUNCIL. ERC Guidelines for Resuscitation 2020, 2020, Available from: http://www.cprguidelines.eu

[4] AUGUSTIN, M. První pomoc: autorizovaná příručka St. John Ambulance, St. Andrew´s First Aid a British Red Cross. Praha: Slovart, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7391-386-1.

[5] MALÁ, L. a kol. První pomoc pro všechny situace: v souladu s evropskými doporučeními 2015. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2016. 182 s. ISBN 978-80-7429-693-2.

[6] PETRŽELA, M. První pomoc pro každého. 2., dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2016. 102 s. ISBN 978-80-247-5556-4.

Recommended literature:

[1] MÁLEK, J., DVOŘÁK, A. a kol. První pomoc. 1. vyd. Praha: 3. Lékařská fakulta Univerzity Karlovy v Praze, 2012. Dostupné z: http://www.lf3.cuni.cz/cs/pracoviste/anesteziologie/vyuka/studijni-materialy/prvni-pomoc/

[2] POKORNÝ J. et al: Lékařská první pomoc. 2. dopl. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2010. 474 s. ISBN 978-80-7262-322-8.

[3] PETRŽELA, Michal. První pomoc pro každého. 2., doplněné vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-247-5556-4.

Study tools:

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Böhm P.
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Kladno FBMI
Sál 1
Böhm P.
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parallel nr.1)

Kladno FBMI
Učebna - sanitka
Böhm P.
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.2)

Kladno FBMI
Učebna - sanitka
Böhm P.
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.3)

Kladno FBMI
Učebna - sanitka
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