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First Aid - DA0101019
Title: First Aid
Guaranteed by: Department of Anaesthesiology and ICM (13-383)
Faculty: Second Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: 4
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/2, C+Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 14 [weeks]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Tomáš Vymazal, Ph.D.
Classification: Medicine > Basic Sciences
Interchangeability : DA0101018
Is interchangeable with: DA0101018
Compulsatory subject is dealing with teaching first aid on level trained layperson. Subject include teaching of BLS in theory and practice according to actual guidelines, teaching first aid in all common situations requiring first aid and information of first aid organisation system.
Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)
Aim of the course

Aim of the subject is to manage basic life support with practice on models inculing AED and to manage to provide first aid in theory and practice in individual situations.

Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)
Course completion requirements

Subject is finished with oral exam, with need of credit before. To receive the credit it is necessary to attend seminars. Two absences is possible to tolerate during whole semestr. Oral exam include two questions and possible complementary questions from examiner according his consideration.

Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)

First Aid Manual, revised 10th edition

Publ.: Dorling Kindersley Ltd. 2016

Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)
Requirements to the exam

First aid – exam questions 2021/2022

1. Principle of first aid, organization, education

2. First Aid (FA) medical, rescuer, bystander

3. Causes of airways obstruction, methods of airways opening

4. Mouth to mouth breathing – principle, technique, modifications

5. Chest compressions – principle, technique

6. BLS – basic steps

7. BLS in child and newborn – basic steps

8. AED – principle, method of use, term early defibrilation

9. Foreingn body airway obstruction (FBAO), rescue manoeuvres

10. Collapse, faintness

11. Seizures – causes, first aid

12. Wounds – types, treatment, bandage – types, examples of using

13. Bleeding – types, practical aproach in stopping, hemorhagic shock

14. Heat injury – burns, insolation, heatstroke

15. Cold injury – frostbite, undercooling

16. Chemical burns

17. Poisoning – first aid

18. Electric current injuries

19. Drowning and near drowning

20. FA in unconsciousnes after head injury and without head injury

21. Face injury, eye injury, epistaxis

22. Spine column and spine cord injury

23. FA in chest injury, including pneumothorax, abdominal injury, abdominal pain

24. Bones and joint injuries

25. Allergic reactions, anaphylactic shock

26. Chest pain – causes, first aid

27. Rapid delivery ouside of hospital

28. Positioning and transport

29. Mass accident, basic steps in first aid

Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)

Introduction in first aid, basic terms, history

Basic life support according to ERC guidelines 2015

Automated external defibrilation

First aid in shock

Abdomen and chest injuries


Positioning, transport

Bone and joint injuries, bandage and fixation

First aid in comatose patient

First aid in head, spine and spinal cord injuries

First aid in optalmology, ENT and stomatology, small injuries

First aid in thermal, cold and electric current injuries

First aid in near drawning, poisoning and chemical injuries

Mass accident

Last update: Filaun Martin, MUDr., CSc. (12.09.2022)
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