The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

1 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is the student know when to
call for help, the basics in first aid, how to use
the defribrillator and know how to give first aid
when accidents occur.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to perform first aid on:

-Action taken to assist in an accident or attack
of illness

  • Basics of emergency first aid
  • First aid of an unconscious casualty
  • Basic resuscitation
  • Foreign object in the airway
  • Disorder of circulation (shock)
  • Controlling bleeding
  • Wounds
  • Most common attacks of illness
  • Burns, scalds and injuries caused by
  • Joint injuries and fractures
  • Poisonings

Prerequisites and co-requisites

An interest to learn

Recommended or required reading

Study activities

  • Practical exercises - 8 hours
  • Individual studies - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 16 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 16 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:

Pass the online exam
Participate in the skills day


Mannevaara Pauleen


Mannevaara Pauleen

Group size

No limit (58 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-10-06 to 2020-07-31

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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