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First Aid Training, SHNS22B (1 cr)

Code: SH10012-3002

General information


01.04.2022 - 30.09.2022


12.12.2022 - 19.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Tikkarinne Campus Tikkarinne 9

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing
  • Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing


  • Sami Arola

Teacher in charge

Jaana Pantsari


  • SHNS22
    Nurse, Full-time studies, fall, 2022


You are able to give first aid according to official guidelines of first aid
- You understand the importance of first aid skills and you know the central terminology of first aid and the meaning of mechanism of injury at the first aid to an injured person
- You are able to make a working diagnosis and call for additional rescue forces, if neccessary take safety factors into account in first aid situations
- You are able to give immediate first aid in the accidents and in the most common cases of illness
- You are able to give emergency first aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (a baby, a child, an adult) and use automated external defibrillator as a part of resuscitation
- You can track the patient's condition
- You give information about the prevention of injuries


Official guidelines of first aid
- First aid-certificate is valid for 3 years
- How to act in the scene (accident, attack of illness)
- Examination of the patient and mechanism of injury
- Resuscitation using external defibrillator (CPR) (a baby, a child, an adult)
- First aid in following situations: Unconscious, attacks of illness, bleeding and schock, wounds, fractures, head and face injuries, joint injuries and most common injuries, allergetic reaction, bites and poisoning, skin burns, frost bites and hypothermia, heat illnesses, spiritual assistance, from first aid to emergency care

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