Course: Giving First Aid

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Course title Giving First Aid
Course code UOP/HPRPM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vránová Magdaléna, Mgr.
Course content
Requirements: Student?s active engagement in exercises. Lectures: 1. Bandage material, bandages 2. Transfer and positioning 3. Restoration of vital functions 4. Stopping of bleeding 5. Burns, acid burns Shock 6. Care for wounds 7. Injury of bones, joints. Injury of head, backbone and spinal cord 8. Injuries of chest and lungs. Injuries of abdomen and intra-abdominal organs. Pressure caused injuries 9. Acute conditions due to physical causes Special causes of urgent resuscitation 10. Acute intoxications. Acute conditions in pregnancy 11. Serious conditions Exercises: 1. Types of bandages and bandaging techniques. Training by model situations 2. Positioning. Training by model situations 3. Bleeding. Training by model situations 4. Care for wounds. Training by model situations 5. Resuscitation. Training by model situations

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The goal of the lectures is to familiarize the students of this discipline first of all with general first aid knowledge and further to focus on first aid for most frequent laboratory injuries.
The student must master the principles and ways of first aid in very good detail, before entering the workplace, both in practical lessons and when starting job.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Didactic test, Interview

Requirements for granting the credit: 80% participation in exercises, aktivity in lessons, tutorial work, test
Recommended literature
  • BALL, Ch.,M., PHILIPS, R.,S.:. Akutní medicina do kapsy. Grada, Praha, 2004.
  • DRÁBKOVÁ, J. Polytrauma v intenzivní medicíně. Praha: Grada, 2002.
  • ERTLOVÁ F., MUCHA, J. a kol. Přednemocniční neodkladná péče. Brno: IDPVZ, 2003.
  • HASÍK, J. První pomoc pro tísňové složky. Praha: ČČK, 2003.
  • POKORNÝ, J. a kol. Lékařská první pomoc. Galén Praha, 2003.
  • ROZKYDAL, Z. Zdravotnická první pomoc pro obor Léčebná rehabilitace a fyzioterapie. Brno: MU, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences Study plan (Version): - (2) Category: Health service 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer