Information Package / Course Catalogue
Firs Aid and Maintenance in Disasters
Course Code: CGB155
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Application
Theory: 3
Prt.: 2
Credit: 4
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

This course gains knowledge of basic concepts, rules, principles, materials and sources; skills and competences of reaching to scientific and current knowledge, of assessing the accuracy, validity and reliability of the knowledge, of applying first aid with holistic and systematic approach by using hypothetic, evidence-based and practical knowledge, of evaluating the effects of first aid, of proper behaving by respecting human rights and honor, and regulations, professional worth and ethical rules related to first aid.

Course Content

This course includes topics about definition and importance of first aid, disaster management, assessment of scene of accident and patient/victim, removal of victim from scene of accident and transporting, basic life support, bleeding and shock, poisoning, bites, trauma (soft tissue, extremities, abdomen, skull, spine and chest), medical emergencies, burns, exposure to heat and cold, drowning, foreign body inside eye, nose and ear, civil defense, videos and in-class practices related to first aid.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Keziban AMANAK
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the definition and principles of first aid
2.To be able to count the first aid applications in disasters-injuries and accidents
3.To be able to explain the scene assessment rules
4.To be able to apply basic life support
5.To be able to adopt ethical rules in all kinds of first aid to patient / injured
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Erdil F., Bayraktar N., Çelik SŞ. (2011).Basic First Aid
2.Course Notes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and importance of first aid, structure and functioning of the human body
Week 2 - Theoretical
Assessment of scene of accident and patient/victim, Removal of victim from scene of accident and transporting
Week 3 - Theoretical
Basic life support
Week 4 - Practice
Basic life support practice
Week 5 - Theoretical
Videos related to first aid
Week 6 - Theoretical
Burns, exposure to heat and cold
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Bleeding and shock, Poisoning, Bites
Week 9 - Theoretical
Trauma: soft tissue, extremities, abdomen, skull, spine and chest
Week 10 - Practice
Trauma practice
Week 11 - Theoretical
Drowning, Foreign body inside eye, nose and ear
Week 12 - Theoretical
Medical emergencies
Week 13 - Theoretical
Home Accidents
Week 14 - Theoretical
Home Accidents
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preparation for Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%50
Practice1%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Lecture - Practice142256
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1819
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)155
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
3
3
3
3
3
3
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