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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:Person and Property Defence; Public Health; Pedagogy; Management Science; Psychology; Political Science; Social Anthropology; Sociology; Information and Communication Science; Law; Business Management; Health Management; Social Welfare and Social Work; Communication Science; Juridical Science; Marketing and Advertising
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine

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 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Communication and Media Studies, KMM2Master’sLimited choiceVita Biltauere, Kaspars Šetlers, Paula Zviedre, Darja Smirnova, Olga Zemļanuhina
Social Anthropology, SAM1Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Social Anthropology, SAM3Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Jekaterina Jagodzinska-Peškova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
International Business and Law, SBTM2Master’sLimited choiceOļegs Sabeļņikovs, Darja Smirnova, Ivars Vanadziņš
International Business and Law, SBTMe2Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Darja Smirnova
Management of International Marketing and Business, SMBVM2Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Management of International Marketing and Business, SMBVMe2Master’sLimited choiceIvars Vanadziņš, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Strategic and Public Relations Management, SSAM2Master’sLimited choiceKaspars Šetlers, Anna Klēšmite
Health Management, MFVM2Master’sLimited choiceVita Biltauere, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs
Health management, MFVVM2Master’sLimited choiceDarja Smirnova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Vita Biltauere
Health management, MFVVMp2Master’sLimited choiceDarja Smirnova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Ivars Vanadziņš, Vita Biltauere
Health Management, MFVMp2Master’sLimited choiceDarja Smirnova, Ardis Bērziņš, Iveta Vigupe
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Photography, FO1Bachelor’sRequired
Photography, FON1Bachelor’sRequired
Multimedia Communication, MK1Bachelor’sRequired
Multimedia Communication, MKN1Bachelor’sRequired
Regional Politics and State Administration, RPVPM3Master’sLimited choice
Public Relations, SA1Bachelor’sRequired
Social Anthropology, SAM2Master’sLimited choice
International Business and Sustainable Economy, SBIE1Bachelor’sRequired
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship, IBSEeng1Bachelor’sRequired
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship, IBSE1Bachelor’sRequired
International Marketing and Advertising, MR1Bachelor’sRequired
International Governance and Diplomacy, IGDMeng1Master’sLimited choice
International Relations - European Studies, SE1Bachelor’sRequired
International Relations and Diplomacy, SEDM1Master’sLimited choice
Health Communication, VKM3Master’sLimited choice
Journalism, ZR1Bachelor’sRequired