First and Emergency Aid Technician Associate Degree Program affiliated to the Health Vocational Higher School provides 2 years of formal education. The language of instruction is Turkish.
The primary objective of the Associate Degree Program for First Aid and Emergency Aid Technicians is to train Emergency Aid Technicians who will provide treatment and care to be applied at the scene of the accident during the illness or injury and to provide transportation of the patient or injured patient to the hospital with equipped ambulance. For this reason, students practice internship at Ankara University Hospitals, all other universities and state-affiliated hospitals and 112 Provincial Ambulance Services in order to transform theoretical knowledge about the profession of first aid and emergency aid technician in university and develop knowledge and skills practically.
The aim of the Associate Degree Program for First and Emergency Aid Techniques; Is to train Emergency Aid Technician to provide treatment and nursing service to be applied at the scene at the first place during illness or accidents and to provide transportation of the patient or injured to the hospital with equipped ambulance. To be an ambulance technician, people should be healthy, powerful, quick and accurate, careful, calm and responsive, and able to communicate well with others, especially those who are interested in science, especially in biology and in helping this area to succeed, sick and vulnerable people must.
Summary of Program Outcomes
Using a basic knowledge of the First and Emergency Help area, he or she runs a given task independently.
The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of “Associate of Science” in Medical Documentation and Secretarial.
The student who want to enroll in this department, have to complete processes which determined by university’s academic and judicial statute and have to achieve exams. The student who started his/her education in domestic or abroad, can make application for lateral transfer. Acceptance of students are examine considering each student’s conditions and application’s degree before season starting and evaluate peculiarly. Further introduction is present about entrance to university in Institute introduction’s catalogue.
Occupational Profile of Graduates
Primary and Emergency Aid Technicians, private or public ambulance services, university and state hospitals, private health institutions; Emergency services and workplace emergency aid units. This program has increased the opportunities for graduates to find employment in 112 ambulances. There are job opportunities in the government sector or private ambulance companies and private hospital emergency services.
The students studying in this program are required to have a Cumulative Grade Points Average (Cum.GPA) of not less than 2.00/4.00 and have completed all the courses with at least a letter grade of C3/2.00 in the program in order to graduate. The minimum number of ECTS credits required for graduation is 120. It is also mandatory for the students to complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.