First and Emergency Aid Technician


Name of the Program            : First and Emergency Aid Program

Foundation                            : 1993



The history of very first “Paramedic” vocational academic education of Turkey starts at June, 09-16 1990, when DEU Rector of that period Prof. Dr. Namık Çevik had visited the Cambrian College at Canada (CCC) and signed a bilateral treaty on establishment of Ambulance and Emergency Care vocational program at DEU Vocational School Of Healthcare (VSH), in Turkey. At July, 1991 DEU and CCC had finished their work on the Project and presented for approval to Higher Educational Council (YOK) in Turkey. DEU and CCC gave a start the 3-year project at April of 1992, and at 22nd of December YOK had approved the Project.  So that 22nd of December in each year has been celebrated as “The Paramedic Day” in Turkey. Thanks to great efforts of the founding father and VSH chair of that period Prof. Dr. Necla Cevik, the very first 15-student group had started their education at 1993 fall term after the approval of the establishment by the Senate of University as the program named as Ambulance and Emergency Care Technician Program and was the first-ever in Turkey. That very first inception at DEU, has reached now a mass of 64 High Schools, 91 VSH programs, 1689 quota (2010-11), 3260 students (2010-11) and more than 4800 graduates (1993-2011) and each year this army of healthcare is getting bigger. Although the name of the program has been changed to First and Emergency Aid since 2011, all graduates are still known as Paramedic.

Purpose of the Program:

Pre-hospital emergency medical services, basic and advanced life support for injured patients and capable ofall kinds of appropriate emergency management system can recognize the trauma of the first interventionswere sick or injured people to hospitals by ambulance in a safe manner that would enable the technician to educate health care.


Contents of the training:

Ambulance Paramedics systems present new perspectives and radical changes as a result of pre-hospital emergency system have become an important and necessary element. Program meets the needs of the industry in this direction in this important mission, knowledge, skills and equipment to undertake and maintain a leading role in the training of paramedics gained supremacy. In line with expectations and the need for life-longdevelopment of the health sector tends to make a difference and to train paramedics have sufficient knowledge and skills in the field of training, students as well as professional knowledge and skills to communicate effectively, work in teams, aims to acquire the ability to solve problems and be able to realize . In-hospitalapplications, 112 applications and the required 1 and 2 The experience of the class to gain summer internshipsprovide students before starting his career.


Job Opportunities After Graduation:

The growing importance and influence on the ability to find a job is quite large due to a profession. Changes to the pre-hospital health care in our country in recent years, graduates of the program with the possibilities of finding a job with the title of 112 ambulances Health Technician has been a very large increase. Graduates at the start of the study, almost all graduates of the State sector and private hospital emergency services on a private ambulance companies can also benefit from business opportunities.


Cooperation among institutions and organizations:

Learning activities required by the program, employment opportunities, and planning, Ministry of Health, HealthDepartments, public and private health institutions (hospitals, clinics, medical centers, etc.), private ambulancecompanies, municipalities, done in cooperation with non-governmental organizations and chambers.


1. Earneddegrees: Health Technician

2. Level of Qualification: Associate

3. Terms of Admission: Diploma supplement 3.3.


Vocational School of Health Emergency Medical Technician, First Aid and Emergency Care Technician,Midwife, Midwifery-Nursing, Patient and Elderly Services, Nursing, Laboratory, Laboratory, Laboratory Services,Laboratory Technician, Health, Health Officer, have graduated from the Departments of Veterinary Laboratoryand the Elderly Services.


 4. Recognition of prior learning:


Students take courses in the same program at another university credits, the program continued with the approval of the recommendation of the Directorate and the Health Services Vocational College are accepted ascredits counted towards the program.


5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations: Certificate Supplement 4.2.


In order to graduate from the program are defined curriculum, professional for 90 ECTS compulsory courses and internships, for a total of 30 ECTS of elective courses must be taken and the ECTS must complete 120.Courses in grade 60 and above. Attendance is mandatory, 70% of theoretical courses, practical courses mustattend 80%. Pre-requisite courses that are defined curriculum, which is a prerequisite for the course or coursesmust be achieved more.


6. Program profile:


In the program, physiology, anatomy, medical terminology, pharmacology, as well as courses in the basic medical sciences, general culture lessons. Vocational courses as Emergency Patient Care, Emergency Health Services, resuscitation, trauma, Advanced Life Support Applications, Physical Education and Body Buildinglessons. Elective courses in the curriculum of professional development, and social and cultural development is supported. In program, there are two stages 6 week at the end of class 1, and 3 weeks at the end of the fall semester class 2, including the head of their training program approved by the Dokuz Eylul University Hospitalor other hospitals (Faculty of Medicine, Hospital, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals) or 112 Ambulanceservices being present. In program, there are the basic English lessons in the first year and professional English lesson in second year. Students are tightly linked to medical ethics and deontological rules, respect forpatient rights at any time to carry out the task in all conditions have been cultivated as people with mental and physical structure.


7. The basic program outcomes: automation


PÇ1.Pre-hospital emergency care and recovery is related to the basic and clinical medical information.

PÇ2.Emergency call an ambulance, and the patient has the skills and knowledge to prepare for transplants.

PÇ3.The scene has the skills and knowledge assessment.

PÇ4.Pre-hospital emergency patient care necessary knowledge, skills and behaviors apply.

PÇ5.Pre-diagnosis and professional practice skills needed for pre-hospital emergency treatment.

PÇ6. Performs emergency medical care and interventions.

PÇ7.Professional values​​, ethics, principles and act in accordance with legal regulations.

PÇ8.Emergency treatment drugs (cardiovascular system, respiratory system, metabolic emergencies,neurological emergencies) mechanism of action, side effects and contraindications define.

PÇ9.Pre-hospital emergency care when applying effective communication.

PÇ10.Knowledge and skills in the profession will be the best way to reach the goal will be equipped to acquire and provide professional development. Will assume responsibility for life-long learning and self-assessment.

PÇ11.The best way to implement the profession, the personal and the social and cultural knowledge that will contribute to the development of society intends to be.


8. Occupational Profiles of Graduates: Certificate Supplement 5.2.


The graduates of this program, public or private health care organizations or services provided from the Ministry of first aid and emergency ambulance services and private ambulance 112 enterprises, health technicians(paramedics) work as.


9. Transition to the upper degree programs:


ÖSYM our graduates can apply if they are successful in Vertical Jump Test “Emergency Response and Disaster Management, Nursing, Nursing and Health Care” sections can undergraduate education by making vertical transmission.


10. Course structure and borrowings:


The courses in the program curriculum, common core, composed of professional and elective courses.Internship must be made. Curriculum of the courses is a prerequisite for internship courses provide more andreceive a grade of at least 50 is required. 1st class to be successful internship, 2nd year internship is a prerequisite. In program, there are two stages 6 week at the end of class 1, and 3 weeks at the end of the fall semester class 2, including the head of their training program approved by the Dokuz Eylul University Hospitalor other hospitals (Faculty of Medicine, Hospital, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals) or 112 Ambulanceservices being present.

11. Classes, measurement and evaluation:


Courses, student assessment, course specified forms of promotion rates, course credit in accordance with thetheory, application, or both in theory and practice two mid-term exams, homework and assessment course and the course is responsible for the choice. 1 final examination. Final exam for students who fail the supplementaryexamination. End of term exams and make-up course assignments specified forms of identification may be considered as well. In order to be successful in this course must have a grade of at least 60 is required.


12. Graduation requirements: Certificate Supplement 4.2.

In order to graduate, students must successfully complete 120 ECTS credits for courses and internships.Course passing system is being implemented in each of the students to be successful in a course grade point average of at least 60 out of 100 is required to provide the final grade. One course exam grade is 50.


13. How it works:


Formal training is applied. 70% of theoretical courses, practical training 80% attendance is mandatory.


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