BPPP011c First Aid - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Bc. Jan Oplt (lecturer)
Mgr. Michal Pospíšil (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Michal Pospíšil
Department of Nursing and Midwifery - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: PhDr. Radka Wilhelmová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Nursing and Midwifery - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Student will be able to: - interpret basic information and training for handling acute health threatening situations. - manage on-site first aid, transportation, bandage and CPR in model situation; - diagnose and explain basic vital signs; - provide Basic Cardiac Life Support according to ERC guidelines from 2005 (on the models); - explain and provide first aid including wound dressing, transport, monitoring outside of hospital.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to identify basic health disorders, safe behavior and practical first aid in adults and children after completing the subject.
  • Lecture topics: - classification, basic rules in first aid, legal matters, assessment, examination, basic physiological functions - rescue procedure, basic medical positions, transport, types of wounds, defining criteria, treatment - types of bandage, bandage application, first aid kit - resuscitation, phases, new approaches to CPR, artificial ventilation tools, CPR in children and adults, signs of death - shock, symptoms, treatment, bleeding, types of shock - burns, inhalation trauma, cold injuries, hypothermia, frostbites, acid burns, lye burns - electrical injuries, drowning, suffocation, intoxication - joint injuries, bone injuries, diagnosis, treatment - head injuries, spinal injuries, chest injuries, abdominal injuries - first aid of heart failure, first aid of apoplexy, abdominal emergency, convulsions - multiple casualties situations, Integrated Emergency System, survey, assessment, evaluation of the casualties, first aid organization.
    recommended literature
  • Guidleines 2015 - http://www.resuscitace.cz/?page_id=47
  • SAIBERTOVÁ, Simona. První pomoc (First aid). 1. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2017. 86 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7020-2. info
  • AUSTIN, Margaret, Rudy CRAWFORD and Vivien J. ARMSTRONG. První pomoc : autorizovaná příručka organizací St John Ambulance, St Andrew's First Aid a British Red Cross. Translated by Petr Stříbrný. V Praze: Slovart, 2015. 288 stran. ISBN 9788073913861. info
  • SAIBERTOVÁ, Simona. První pomoc (First aid). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 86 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7020-2. info
  • LEJSEK, Jan. První pomoc. Druhé, přepracované vydá. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Nakladatelství Karolinum, 2013. 271 stran. ISBN 9788024620909. info
  • BYDŽOVSKÝ, Jan. Předlékařská první pomoc. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2011. 117 s. ISBN 9788024723341. info
Teaching methods
Trainig, demonstration, multimedia projection, teamwork activities
Assessment methods
Assessment of the students: credit, 100% participation in teaching, practical skills verification.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 28.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (autumn 2020, recent)
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