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FIRST AID AND LIFE SAVING IN WATER I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY250 FIRST AID AND LIFE SAVING IN WATER I 4 3 2 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course is to provide basic life support to students in rescue in water, drowning incidents, and to give them the ability to apply first aid techniques.
Contents of the Course Unit: The content of the course includes first aid procedures, first aid techniques, handling techniques in drowning and injuries, intervention in water and methods of carrying someone outside.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define concepts related to first aid and basic field of anatomy
Explain first aid technique to be applied in cases of drowning and injury
Apply basic life support during drowning
Apply water rescue intervention and first aid techniques

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Basic Anatomy, First aid procedures Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Literature review and video viewing Practice first aid rules and first aid rules and techniques during injuries Narration, question and answer, discussion method, pair work practice method
3 Literature review, reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: First aid, artificial respiration and cardiac massage techniques Practice: artificial respiration and cardiac massage techniques practice exercises Question and answer, demonstration method and pair studies
4 Reading related articles Theoretical: Life-saving materials, forms of use, care and conservation Practice: practice exercises for material use methods Question and answer, demonstration method
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: swimming style techniques Practice: Swimming techniques (free, breaststroke, side, backstroke) applications Narration and demonstration method, pair study method, applied group works
6 Video viewing Theoretical: Rescue techniques in drowning incidents Practice: rescue exercises in pool Narration, display method, pool practice method
7 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: Life saving in water, struggling and neutralization techniques Practice: exercises for neutralization in water Narration, display method, pool practice method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: Handling an injured person in water- methods and techniques Practice: Exercises for handling an injured person in water Narration, display method, pool practice method
10 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: Basic life support techniques in drowning incidents Practice: Case study practices in pool Narration, question and answer, discussion method, pair work practice method
11 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: intervention methods and techniques in injuries Narration, question and answer, discussion method, pair work practice method, group work
12 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: Lifting an unconscious a casualty, carrying techniques Practice: Exercises for carrying an injured person Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, practice method, group work
13 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Theoretical: Diving with equipment and finding directions underwater, search and rescue techniques Practice: material diving exercises in pool Narration, question-response, practice method
14 Video viewing Case study practices in pool Application Method
15 General review Preparation for final examination Narration, question and answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

İstanbul Boğaziçi Spor Kulübü Derneği www.burhanfelekyuzmehavuzu.com/suda-bogulmalarda-ilk-yardim.html
Görgül C. (2003) Suda Cankurtarma ve İlkyardım, Saray Kitapçısı
Yüksel S. Ve Cücen Z. (2012) İlkyardım Ve Temel Uygulamalar, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Türkiye Sualtı Federasyonu https://tssf.gov.tr/cankurtarma/

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
2
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
3

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
1
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
2
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
2
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
3
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
5
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
5
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
4
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
2
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
4
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
2

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 4 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0