ISTANBUL AREL UNIVERSITY

ECTS Information Package

First and Immediate Aid Programme Associate's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 5, QF-EHEA: Short Cycle, EQF-LLL: Level 5

General Information

(Details of the programme are shown below.)
Emergency and First Aid Technician Associate Program at Health Vocational High School serves 2 years of formal education. Instruction language is Turkish. the purpose of this program is to train health technicians who can provide basic and advanced life support to the sick and wounded; recognize any kind of system trauma and is capable of appropriate emergency management in pre-hospital emergency medical services and provide secure access of the sick or wounded which had first aid to the hospitals by ambulance. It aims to be a leading educational institution in the training of health technicians who can adapt to changing conditions, have problem-solving skills, is productive and able to communicate effectively with others, capable of teamwork, equipped with professional skills in line with modern requirements and who have social responsibility. Students do internships in 112 Provincial Ambulance Service in order to develop practical knowledge and skills which they got at the university and to transform their theoretical knowledge into the acquired vocational skills related to the first aid technician profession. It will contribute to the development of the sector to train the individuals who can learn in the process in addition to the fundamental basis which they gain in the context of lifelong learning. To provide lifelong learning is important. This program requires students to get a health report from the University of Medicine which verifies that they have a non-physical barriers as structure and spirit to get a driver's license, to be over 17 since they have to be driving during the second educational year as required in the program, male students not to be under 1.65 m and female students not to be 1.60 m, to weigh maximum 5 kilos over and 15 kilos under their height, to have a body and physical competence that can carry the patient on a stretcher with a friend when working in recovery and transportation with a team of two persons.