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About Study Course

Department: Department of Clinical Skills and Medical Technologies
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Study type:Full time
Target audience:Management Science; Public Health; Pedagogy; Person and Property Defence; Marketing and Advertising; Juridical Science; Information and Communication Science; Social Welfare and Social Work; Communication Science; Sociology; Health Management; Social Anthropology; Political Science; Business Management; Psychology; Law
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Law

Objective

To improve students’ competency in civil and environmental protection maters, in accordance with the provision of the Cabinet Regulations No. 716 of 15 December 2017 “The Minimum Requirements for the Content of the Mandatory Course in Civil Protection for and the Content of Civil Protection training for Employees”.

Prerequisites

Biology, physics, chemistry (the scope of secondary school programme).

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students have knowledge of civil protection issues (in accordance with the Cabinet Regulations No.716 of 5 December 2017).
On completion of the course, students will have knowledge of:
• the structure, legal framework, organisation and management of the civil protection system; tasks, rights and duties of the State, local governments, legal and natural persons in the field of civil protection; hazardous objects, hazard identification and risk assessment; duties and rights of owners and legal possessors; civil protection commissions of local governments; hazardous substances, their classification and requirements for storage and transportation; requesting and providing international assistance; personal protective equipment in the event of a disaster; specific legal regimes and actions in specific areas.
• Students will understand various environmental factors, their impact on health and safety and action in various emergencies related to the environment.
• On completion of the course, students will be able to describe the principles of first aid in critical situations (e.g. stopping dangerous bleeding, resuscitation measures), as well as to organise calling for the first aid.

Skills

On completion of the course, students will be able to successfully demonstrate the skills of first aid in critical situations (e.g. stopping dangerous bleeding, resuscitation measures) as well as calling for the first aid.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
• demonstrate first aid skills in critical situations (e.g. stopping the bleeding, resuscitation measures)
• appropriately manage the case and provide qualitative first aid before the arrival of EMS team
• perform primary examination of victims in the pre-hospital stage;
• carry out basic life support for adults and children;
• provide first aid for choking casualty;
• control external bleeding by direct pressure;
• give first aid for casualty in shock.
On completion of the course, students will be able to independently, critically analyse, find information and data when performing identification of environmental health problems, as well as to evaluate the importance of them in promotion and strenghtening of health.

Competence

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to provide appropriate high quality first aid for casualties with different critical conditions, using the resources available.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Biomedicine 3Master’sLimited choiceArdis Bērziņš, Paula Zviedre, Ivars Vanadziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Photography1Bachelor’sRequiredOlga Zemļanuhina, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Ivars Vanadziņš
Photography1Bachelor’sRequiredIveta Vigupe, Ivars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Darja Smirnova, Kaspars Šetlers, Olga Zemļanuhina, Paula Zviedre, Vita Biltauere, Ardis Bērziņš
Multimedia Communication1Bachelor’sRequiredArdis Bērziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova
Multimedia Communication1Bachelor’sRequiredPaula Zviedre, Darja Smirnova
Sociology of Organisations and Management1Bachelor’sRequiredArdis Bērziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Politics and Political Communication1Bachelor’sRequiredOlga Zemļanuhina
Regional Politics and State Administration3Master’sLimited choiceKaspars Šetlers, Paula Zviedre, Olga Zemļanuhina, Ivars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Public Relations1Bachelor’sRequiredPaula Zviedre, Darja Smirnova
Social Anthropology2Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Social Process Analysis and Management3Master’sLimited choiceDarja Smirnova, Ivars Vanadziņš
International Business and Sustainable Economy1Bachelor’sRequiredOlga Zemļanuhina
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship1Bachelor’sRequiredIvars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship1Bachelor’sRequiredIvars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Olga Zemļanuhina
International Marketing and Advertising1Bachelor’sRequiredDarja Smirnova
International Governance and Diplomacy1Master’sLimited choicePaula Zviedre, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Ivars Vanadziņš
International Relations - European Studies1Bachelor’sRequiredVita Biltauere, Ardis Bērziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova
International Relations and Diplomacy1Master’sLimited choiceDarja Smirnova
Startup Entrepreneurship1Bachelor’sRequiredArdis Bērziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Health Communication3Master’sLimited choiceOļegs Sabeļņikovs, Kaspars Šetlers, Ivars Vanadziņš
Journalism1Bachelor’sRequiredIveta Vigupe, Olga Zemļanuhina