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Elementary first aid (A-VI/1-3) (1 cr)

Code: MK00DQ76-3009

General information


Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 18.12.2022

Credits

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Seats

12 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Marine Engineering, Ship Technology

Teachers

  • Terhi Hede

Responsible person

Terhi Hede

Student groups

  • MIKT22SP
    Marine Engineering, full-time studies

Objective

Knowledge and understanding of and proficiency in:
- assesment of needs of casualties and threats to own safety
- appreciation of body structure and functions
- understanding of immediate measures to be taken in case of emergency, including the ability to: position casualty, apply resuscitation techniques, control bleeding, apply appropriate measures of basic shock management, apply appropriate measures in event of burns and scalds, including accidents caused by electric current, rescue and transport a casualty
- improvise bandages and use materials in the emergency kit
- prevent further harm and minimize risks

Content

- body structure and functions
- assessment of needs of casualties and threats to own safety
- position casualty
- resuscitation techniques
- control the bleeding
- appropriate measures of basic shock management
- appropriate measures in event of burns and scalds, including accidents caused by electric current
- rescue and transport a casualty
- improvise bandages and use materials in the emergency kit

Materials

https://www.punainenristi.fi/ensiapuitteet and learning material assigned to the lessons in Learn.

Teaching methods

Work week-based learning pathway:
Healthcare 1 (A-VI / 1-3)

Learning pathway that speeds up studies:
First aid course that takes place in accordance with the requirements of EU directives and the Manila 2010 agreement.

Work-integrated learning pathway:
First Aid 1 course, Finnish Red Cross. If the student has a valid First Aid Certificate then he can apply for a replacement.

Employer connections

This course does not include RDI and work-related cooperation.

Exam schedules

Matters related to the exam will be agreed at the beginning of the course in the next few hours. The exam is taken in Exam or Learn at the end of the course.

International connections

-

Student workload

1 cr means 27 hours of student work including preparation for the final exam.

Content scheduling

-

Further information

terhi.hede@xamk.fi

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Assessment methods and criteria

100% participation in contact teaching and an approved test pass entitles the holder to obtain an STCW certificate. The certificate is valid for 5 years.

Further information

Participation in all lessons and training sessions is obligatory.