QUALIFIED FIRST AID – for 1st year of Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

  1. Classes are conducted in the days and hours designated by the Dean's Office, which are described in detail in the classes schedule.
  2. Classes include: lectures, seminars and practical exercises on phantoms.
  3. Lectures available through an e-learning platform.
  4. At the first class, students will receive a Classes Card. On the card student is obliged to document his/hers attendance to every class separately and that the class was successfully graded by the teacher (by a signature). The student is required to bring the classes card to the secretariat of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy in order to obtain course credit.
  5. Course credit can be obtained at the end of classes on the basis of active participation of students in the classes, positive results of a written knowledge test, good ratings from various other forms of knowledge tests (forms of self-education and skills tests to verify the theoretical and practical knowledge).
  6. The basis of course credit is attending all classes and at least a sufficient knowledge in the field of first aid. During the course there is one excused absence allowed. Final knowledge test contains 20 tasks. Designated time for the test is 20 minutes. In case of failure on the completion of the final test, students have an opportunity to take an oral examination in the time agreed with the Head of the Exercises.
  7. Students are strongly asked for cultural behaviour and required to follow the regulations in the hospital. Coats and larger bags must be left in the locker room.
  8. Each student is required to follow regulations of the studies of Medical University of Silesia in Katowice.
  9. Recommended training materials include: 1) First Aid Manual. Revised 10th Edition. Dorling Kindersley Ltd., London 2016; 2) 2015 Guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation - www.erc.edu 3). Materials, topics and issues discussed during lectures and seminars.

The key to access lectures on the e-learning platform: firstaid


Ethics and legal aspects of resuscitation. Psychoactive substances. Dentists as pioneers of anesthesiology.  Pain - selected issues of local anesthesia in dentistry.  The organization of classes Qualified first aid. The basic principles of first aid. Selected aspects of anatomy and physiology. CPR - BLS. Selected aspects of anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular and central nervous system.  CPR - BLS - exercises on phantoms. Burns and frostbites. Injuries. Transport in life-threatening conditions. Selected life-threatening conditions in adults. Selected life-threatening conditions in children. Shock - definition, classification, causes. Procedures and base treatment. Attaching the peripheral accesses. Intoxication. The causes and principles of qualified first aid.      




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Katedra Anestezjologii, Intensywnej Terapii i Medycyny Ratunkowej
Wydział Nauk Medycznych w Zabrzu,
Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Katowicach
SPSK Nr 1 im. prof. S. Szyszko, ul. 3 Maja 13/15, 41-800 Zabrze
tel./fax 32 3704 593;   32 3704 586
e-mail: katanestz@sum.edu.pl