Information Package / Course Catalogue
First Aid And Care In Disaster
Course Code: CHH527
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

It aims to have and apply the knowledge necessary to protect individuals’ / community’s health, to prevent loss of life and to ensure that individuals suffer the least harm during natural disasters, accidents and injuries

Course Content

Definition and objectives of first aid, patient assessment, shock, basic life support, bleeding, wounds, burns, sudden loss of consciousness, poisoning, exposure to heat / cold, head and spinal traumas, fractures / dislocations / sprains and muscle cramps, triage, transportation and recovery of patients, disasters first aid.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. To be able to identify the definition and principles of first aid.
2.To be able to explain the principles of triage during the transportation of patients and the injured
3.To be able to apply basic life support
4.To be able to adopt the code of ethics when applying all kinds of first aid to patients or the injured
5.To be able to explain the crime scene patient evaluation rules
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lewis SL, Dirksen SR, Heitkemper MM, Bucher L, Camera IM (2011) Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Vol:1, Ed 8, Mosby, St Louis.
2.Karadakovan, A., Aslan Eti, F (2010) Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım, Nobel Kitabevi, Adana.
3.Dramalı, A., Kaymakçı, Ş., Özbayır, T., Yavuz, M., Demir, F (2003) Temel İlk Yardım Uygulamaları, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir.
4.T. C Sağlık Bakanlığı Ankara İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü Acil Sağlık Hizmetleri Şubesi Temel İlkyardım Uygulamaları Eğitim Kitabı (2006) Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and principles of first aid
Week 2 - Theoretical
Patient assessment
Week 3 - Theoretical
Shock and Bleeding
Week 4 - Theoretical
Basic life support
Week 5 - Theoretical
Week 6 - Theoretical
Week 7 - Theoretical
Sudden loss of consciousness
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Week 10 - Theoretical
Exposure to heat and cold
Week 11 - Theoretical
Head trauma and spinal injuries
Week 12 - Theoretical
Fracture-dislocations-sprains and muscle cramps
Week 13 - Theoretical
Triage-patient transport and rescue
Week 14 - Theoretical
Doğal afetlerde ilkyardım Disasters first aid
Week 15 - Theoretical
Disasters first aid
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination115217
Final Examination125227
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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