VZpM21 First aid at school

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/1. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Mgr. Lenka Adámková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Mgr. Jitka Slaná Reissmannová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Mgr. Jitka Slaná Reissmannová, Ph.D.
Department of Physical and Health Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Andrea Špačková
Supplier department: Department of Physical and Health Education - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The most important objective of the course is to present a comprehensive body of knowledge and skills concerning the provision of basic treatment and first aid in case of acute as well as chronic diseases and accidents. The aim of the course is to train students in first aid both in terms of theory and practice. A significant aspect of teaching first aid in the Department of Health Education, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University is the application of experiential education.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students will:
Have theoretical and practical knowledge of first aid,
Be able to react in an emergency situation,
Be able to provide adequate first aid,
Take care of own safety and be aware of the risks associated with providing first aid.
  • Content of seminars:
  • 1. Preventive health care, safe behaviour in various life situations and various means of transport, including emergency situations that threaten the health of individuals and entire populations; personal safety of students – behaviour to one another, health risks during games and extracurricular activities;
  • 2. First aid: types of medical first aid; basic types of medical classification; injury prevention (during sports and hobbies, during transport and in the field, age-specific features);
  • 3 Unconsciousness and resuscitation;
  • 4. Aspiration of a foreign object;
  • 5. Non-injury emergencies;
  • 6. External bleeding, blood loss, internal bleeding;
  • 7. Poisoning and acid burning;
  • 8. Thermal injury;
  • 9. Injury of the locomotor system, spinal column injury;
  • 10. Fundamentals of medical records, rights and responsibilities of health professionals;
  • 11. Public health protection, basics of hygienic and anti-epidemic measures;
  • 12. Basics of psychological first aid, coping with mass hysteria.
  • Content of seminars:
  • 1. – 3. Training of first aid – summary;
  • 4. Portals aimed at teaching first aid;
  • 5. Analysis of the traumatology plan for elementary schools;
  • 6. Excursion to the Ictal Centre (St. Anne’s University Hospital);
  • 7. Excursion to the Emergency Centre of the South Moravian Region;
  • 8. – 12. Didactic transformation of the learning content.
    required literature
  • KUBÍKOVÁ, Zdeňka, Barbora ZUCHOVÁ, Milan MOJŽÍŠ, Martina BERNACIKOVÁ, Barbora CVEJNOVÁ, Radek TURIN, Petr ZAORAL and Petra SEBEROVÁ. Metodický materiál k výuce první pomoci (Methodological Guide for First Aid Instruction). 3., aktual. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. Elportál. ISBN 978-80-210-7674-7. URL info
    recommended literature
  • www.resuscitace.cz
  • KELNAROVÁ, Jarmila. První pomoc II : pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. 2., přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2013. 180 s. ISBN 9788024742007. info
  • KELNAROVÁ, Jarmila, Jana SEDLÁČKOVÁ, Jana TOUFAROVÁ, Zuzana ČÍKOVÁ and Eva MATĚJKOVÁ. První pomoc II : pro studenty zdravotnických oborů (First aid II : for medical students). Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2007. 183 pp. Sestra. ISBN 978-80-247-2183-5. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, practical training, excursion, didactic transformation of a selected topic.
Assessment methods
Final knowledge test, presentation of a project, demonstration of practical skills.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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