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First and Emergency Aid

Duration (Years)
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The fundamental aim of the First and Emergency Aid Associate Program is to cater for the increasing demand for the qualified first and emergency aid workforce delivering services in cases requiring emergency intervention to patients or the injured within the operations of the first and emergency aid units of various health institutions.

General Information

The mission of the First and Emergency Aid program is to graduate well-informed health professionals who have the ability to foresee possible problems in health services, conduct research, produce information and set samples in their field, both at national and international levels. The program caters for the demand for qualified health professionals who possess information and skills in delivering first and emergency aid services.


Our program receives professional support from prominent academicians at various institutions in Turkey. The program has been designed in such a way that elements such as analysing, tackling problems, reaching conclusions, thinking creatively and critically, working in a team and communicating effectively have been integrated with the course content. A number of collaboration protocols have also been made with different institutions to provide our students with internship opportunities.


Students of the First and Emergency Aid Program may benefit from computer laboratories with strong internet connections. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.

Career Opportunities

Program graduates may pursue employment opportunities as technicians at the emergency units of the state and private hospitals and ambulance services.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 3939
Fax: +90 392 365 3940

Duration (Years)
Medium of Instruction


Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
IYAB101 Emergency Patient Care - I
Pre-hospital emergency care; medical terminology; evaluation of signs of life; immediate control of bleeding in the patient, physical examination, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR; adult child infant); first aid of foreign objects blockage; respiratory, cardiovascular, emergency care of abdominal emergencies.
1 4 4 - -
IYAB107 Resuscitation
The basic, and advanced life support, application of first aid and emergency care in case of solid object caused asphyxia, maintenance of air-way open, application of oxygen support, defibrilation and cardioversion applications
1 3 2 2 -
IYAB109 Emergency Health Services - I
Health services and emergency health services, ambulance and other health vehicles, the administrative responsibilities of paramedic, and the principles of the activities of emergency services.
1 2 2 - -
FZTR151 Introduction to Anatomy
Bu ders; öğrencilerin, insan anatomisini ve fizyolojisini, vücut sistemlerini ve fonksiyonlarını öğrenmesini amaçlamaktır. Dersin kapsamında; kemikler, eklemler, kaslar, sistemler, organizmanın bölümleri (hücre-doku-organ-sistem), görevleri ve bu bölümler arasındaki iletişim incelenmektedir.
1 3 2 2 -
FZTR152 Introduction to Physiology 1 2 2 - -
SPRB115 Physical Education And Body Building - I
The concept of training, anaerobic runs, lower extremity muscle strength exercises, upper-limb strength exercises, work force of the upper extremity, working principles of isometric, abdominal studies, body handling work, reverse body retention studies, the theory of concentric work, the theory of eccentric work
1 2 2 1 -
ENGL161 Basic English - I
ENGL161 (Beginner) is a first semester, first year English language course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
1 3 3 1 -
AE01 Area Elective - I 1 3 3 - -
Semester 2
IYAB102 Emergency Patient Care - II
Sprains fracture-dislocation of pharmacology evaluation and aid care; neurological problems (diabetes mellitus, dispne, stroke, epilepsy, convulsions), gastrointestinal problems, eye, ear, nose, throat, urinary problems, genital problems, approach to patients with abdominal emergencies and aid care
2 4 4 - -
IYAB110 Trauma
Soft Tissue Injuries, face and neck Injuries, spine injuries, chest Injuries, pelvic injuries, extremity injuries, specialty trauma cases, environmental emergencies, burn
2 3 2 2 -
IYAB112 Emergency Health Services - II
The basic protection principles and health care applications in case of disasters, triage, evaluation of kbrn risk and the principles to prevent fires and to stop an ongoing fire.
2 3 2 2 -
IYAB108 Pharmacology for First and Emergency Aid
Basic concepts of pharmacology and toxicology, medications and their interaction. The included subjects are the introduction to pharmacology, medication ? interaction of medications, medication abuse and addiction, medication and their effects for systems.
2 2 2 - -
SPRB116 Physical Education And Body Building - II 2 2 1 2 -
ENGL162 Basic English - II
ENGL162 is a second semester, first year English language course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings.
2 3 3 1 -
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.
2 3 2 2 -
HIST280 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Reforms 2 2 2 - -
Semester 3
IYAB200 Summer Training
A 4 week period of training in ambulance cervices and emergency departments of private and public hospitals in TRNC and/or Turkey in order to improve the theoretical information obtained during the 1st and 2nd semester.
3 No-Credit - - -
IYAB215 Emergency Patient Care - III 3 7 4 6 -
IYAB213 Emergency Health Services - III
Using of electrocardiography (ECG) and evaluation ability; the application criteria and the ability of defibrillation, the case studies in the class and the area, clinical training and practice.
3 3 2 2 -
SPRB211 Physical Fitness and Performance Training - III
The basic concepts of training, the concept of durability and heat, cardio exercises, correct breathing techniques, exercise nerve, muscle and skeletal effects, coordination activities, the relationship between the pulse of training, training season planning, training techniques, training principles for a healthy life.
3 2 1 2 -
FZTR160 Communication in Health Centers 3 2 2 - -
FZTR223 Health Concepts and Terminology 3 2 2 - -
PSYC111 Science of Physcology
This course is designed to introduce the students about the psychological approaches, theories and applications. The topics which will be covered; Research methods in Psychology, learning, memory, motivation, emotions, stress, health psychology and social psychology
3 2 2 2 -
AE02 Area Elective - II 3 2 3 - -
UE01 University Elective - I 3 3 3 - -
Semester 4
IYAB210 Professional Practice - I 4 10 1 18 -
IYAB212 Professional Practice - II 4 5 1 8 -
UE02 University Elective - II 4 3 3 - -