Courses Catalogue

First Aid

COURSE CODE: MPP1110
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Nursing Sciences (Direct Entry), B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Nursing Sciences
STATUS: Basic
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course is intended to impart lifesaving skills on matters concerning management of injuries, illness which can occur in laboratories, hospitals, sporting activities or communities where people live/work

Course aim

The course aims to equip the student with life saving techniques needed to resuscitate victims in communities where people live/work

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course students should be able

1.      Identify emergency situations that require first aid.

2.      Identify and prepare the essential materials and equipment used in first aid care. 

3.      Explain the concept of triage in management of emergency situations.

4.      Carry out first Aid treatment in various situations.