FIRST AID

(Compulsory course / Teaching hours per week: 2 / Laboratory training: 3 hours /Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September/ Credits: 3)

Teachers: 

G. Filntisis (Professor), Department of Nursing, NKUoA

Topics:

    • What is First Aid
    • Action at an Emergency
    • Airway obstruction
    • Basic Life Support - Advanced Life Support
    • Patients transportation
    • Finding out what is wrong
    • Shock, fainting, severe allergic reactions, anaphylaxis
    • Bleeding, trauma, amputations, infections, tetanus
    • Dressing and bandages
    • Head, eye, nose, dental, chest, abdomen, finger and toe injuries
    • Animal, Human, snake, spider bites, insect and marine animal stings
    • Burns, cold and heat related emergencies
    • Bone joint and muscle injuries- dislocation of major joints
    • Poisoning
    • Heart attack, angina pectoris, stroke, seizures, asthmatic attack, diabetic emergencies
    • First aid supplies
    • Safety rules in family and social life

Laboratory: CPR-manekin, dressings and bandages etc.