TS 120 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
First Aid
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 120
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach students general first aid.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Awareness of signs and symptoms of the ill or injured person, risks to self and others from the environment, and evidence-based first aid treatments.
  • Appropriate psychomotor responses to address injury or illness, such as opening an airway or applying direct pressure on bleeding
  • Gaining additional help if needed, and providing appropriate care using knowledge and skills
  • Recognize, assess and prioritize the need for first aid
  • Provide care using appropriate competencies, i.e. first aid knowledge, skills and behaviours
Course Content Importance of first aid, basic life support (adult-child-infant), basic life support (CPR) practice, foreign body obstruction (Choking-adult-child-infant), first aid, first aid bleeding and injuries, (Fractures, dislocations, sprains), Bites, stings, Allergic reactions. , burns. Drownings, Hot and cold injuries, Poisoning, Patient transportation techniques.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Definition of first aid International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp 14-24
2 Resuscitation-Basic life support (adult-child-infant), International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp 122-131
3 CPR and Recovery position and pratice International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp 122-131
4 Foreign body obstruction (Choking-adult-child-infant), International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :74-79
5 Foreign body obstruction (Choking-adult-child-infant) pratice International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :74-79
6 Bleeding and shock International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :81-84
7 Injuries (Sprains and strains, Fractures, head and spinal fractures International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :84-94
8 MID-TERM
9 Poisoning, Allergic reaction and anaphylaxis International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :48-54
10 Burns International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :79-81
11 First aid for medical conditions (Seizures, Asthma,Meningitis,Heart attack,Epilepsy) International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :54-72
12 Drownings International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :113-119
13 First aid for animal-related impairments.Bites, stings. International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :104-110
14 Environmental health problems. Hot and cold injuries, Emergency transportation techniques International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 pp :97-101
15 Final exam
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks AHA - Basic life Support, ERC - Basic life Support, Red Cross- Basic Life Support, International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
10
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
16
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
12
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To have knowledge and skills related to the administrative responsibility and management of an optician’s store

13

To monitor visual health related products, determine the needs of the optician’s store and carry out activities for development

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest