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Table 1 Curriculum of the Survival-Day @ Wiesbaden Business School, each unit consists of 45 min

From: Survival-Day @ Wiesbaden business school – evaluation of a short-term educational intervention to reduce work-associated health risks during nursing internships of students in health care economics

UnitTopicContentLearning Objective
1Fire protection and fire-fighting procedures (lecture)• Prevention of outbreaks and spreading of fire
• Securing of emergency exits and escape routes
• Performance of self-help measures
• Support of fire-fighters
• Students know how to minimize risk for outbreaks of fire by attending to fire protection procedures
2CPR algorithm In-hospital Basic Life Support (lecture)• Basic principles of CPR
• ERC In-hospital BLS-algorithm
• Crew resource management principles to reduce the risk of insufficient support during medical emergencies
• Students know about importance of immediate response to patients with suspected cardiac arrest and possible tasks for them in case of such emergencies
3CPR training
(hands-on training)
max. 16 students/group
• Instruction how to use a bag valve mask
• Supervised free hands-on training with real time feedback (Laerdal QCPR Anne Classroom Mode) in teams of two students per manikin
• Five minutes drill for each student to perform in hospital BLS in teams of two students per manikin
• Students show how to perform in hospital BLS to a CPR manikin for 5 min at acceptable performance levels
4Prevention of needle stick injuries (hands-on training)
max. 16 students/group
• Demonstration of blunt cannulas for preparing intravenous medication
• Demonstration of sharp cannulas and drips incl. Safeguard mechanisms
• Demonstration and hands-on training of each student of secure handling and appropriate disposal of sharp instruments
• Measures of post-exposure prophylaxis after needle stick injuries to prevent HIV infection
• Students know about risk of needle stick injuries, risk-reducing strategies such as safety cannulas and post-exposure prophylaxis
• Students show how to safely dispose needles in a sharps disposal container.
5Firefighting procedure (hands-on training)
max. 16 students/group
• Demonstration of the safe use of a fire extinguisher
• Hands-on training for each student to extinguish a fire in a fire simulator
• Students show how to safely use a hand-held fire extinguisher in a fire simulator
6Prevention of nosocomial infections (hands-on training)
max. 16 students/group
• Short lecture of five moments of hand hygiene (slides provided by German Clean Hands campaign)
• Demonstration of hand disinfection using disinfectant solution with UV-indicator and UV black light.
• Hands-on training for each student of hand disinfection using disinfectant solution with UV-indicator and UV black light with individual instant feedback
• Demonstration and hands-on training for each student of appropriate use and disposal of protective suits (gown, gloves, face mask, cap)
• Students know about strategies and equipment to reduce nosocomial transmission of multi-resistant pathogens
• Students show how to disinfect their hands correctly
• Students show how to put on and remove mask and protective gown before and after contact with patients having multi-resistant pathogens
  1. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ERC European Resuscitation Council, BLS basic life support.