Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
TGT2006 First Aid Spring 2 0 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor FIRAT KARA
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor ERDAL ÇALIŞ
Recommended Optional Program Components: Imaging Center
Course Objectives: Objectives of this course are to introduce basic knowledge about principles for first aid, and gain assessment skills of injured person and maintaining safety at an incident scene, basic life support, first aid interventions in airway obstruction and suffocation, bleeding, injuries, burns, frostbite and heat exhaustion, and first aid interventions poisoning, and animal bites.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1- Define principles for first aid.
2- Define the conditions that require first aid interventions.
3- Assess the victim or injured person systematically from head to foot, and take measures for maintaining safety at an incident scene.
4- Describe basic life support interventions.
5- Apply first aid interventions in airway obstruction, suffocation, bleedings, injuries, conditions causing unconsciousness, burns, frostbite and heat exhaustion, poisoning, and animal bites.

Course Content

The course covers the basic principles for first aid, assessment of injured person and maintaining safety at an incident scene, basic life support, first aid interventions in suffocation, bleedings, injuries, unconsciousness, burns, frostbite and heat exhaustion, poisoning, animal bites and stings, and first aid interventions in injuries due to foreign objects in eye, ear and nose, and rescue drag and techniques for carrying patients or injured people.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Meet, What is First Aid? First Aid Principles
2) Evaluation of Sick or Injured Individual and Crime Scene, Systems
3) Primary and secondary assessment
4) Basic Life Support, Use of Automatic External Defibrillator (OED)
5) respiratory tract obstruction
6) First aid for bleeding, First aid for shock, First aid in limb ruptures, First aid in foreign body stings, First aid for natural puncture bleeding
7) First Aid for Fractures, Dislocation and Sprains
7) First aid for injuries First aid for foreign bodies in the eyes, ears and nose
8) First aid in unconsciousness, fainting, coma, febrile seizure, epilepsy, high and low blood sugar, first aid in heart attack and heart spasm
9) First aid in poisoning. First aid for animal bites
10) First Aid for burns and lightning and electric shock
11) First Aid for heat and sunstroke, frostbite, drowning
12) First Aid for Fractures, First Aid for Dislocations and Sprains,
13) Removal of Sick or Injured Individuals from the Accident Site and Transport Techniques
14) The method of removing people from the vehicle (Rentek Maneuver)


Course Notes / Textbooks: Haftalık olarak dağıtılacaktır.

Weekly distributed by the course lecturer.
References: 1- Doç.Dr. Fatma Eti Aslan, İlkyardım, Yüce yayınları, 2005
2- İnan F H, Kurt Z, Kubilay İ. Temel İlkyardım Uygulamaları Eğitim Kitabı. T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Temel Sağlık Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü. İlkyardım ve Acil Sağlık Hizmetleri Daire Başkanlığı. Ankara 2011.
3- Güleç MA, Akkaya M, Önen G, Çelik K. Temel İlkyardım Uygulamaları Eğitim Kitabı. T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Ankara İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü Acil ve Afetlerde Sağlık Hizmetleri Şube Müdürlüğü. Ankara 2012.
4- Aygören Dirim, İlkyardım, Esin yayınları, 1999
5- Halil İbrahim Somyürek, Huriye Kumaş, Ahmet Kumaş, İlkyardım Teknikleri Palme yayıncılık, 2007
6- Kürşat Karacabey, Recep Özmerdivenli, Sağlık, Yaşam Bilgisi ve İlkyardım, 2007

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Application 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 6 7 42
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 71

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.