Paramedic rescue

The symbol of the medical rescue service is a "star of life", the interpretation of which fully characterizes the work of a medical rescuer, each representing one of the six functions of the rescue chain: status recognition, announcement, exit, on-site care, care during transportation and handover to final care. and Aeskulap's stick are traditional symbols of medicine and medical condition.

Degree programme specification

The aim of the Sanitary Rescue Educational Program is to prepare graduates for independent activities without professional supervision and emergency care, to which they are entitled under current legislation. It is entitled, on the basis of its own assessment and decision, in accordance with the diagnosis and instruction of a physician or other competent expert, to provide specific nursing care to individuals, families or groups of patients within the scope of their professional competence as established by Act No. 96/2004 Coll., As amended regulations, Decree 55/2011 Coll., on activities of health workers and other professional workers, and Act No. 374/2011 Coll. medical rescue service.

It is ready to actively participate in the protection of public health and lead individuals and groups of people to health care, including first-aid knowledge and abilities. The graduate has the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of clinical and humanities and skills acquired during professional practice necessary for the performance of preventive, curative and educational activities. It can provide the patient's needs for both pre-hospital and hospital emergency care. She is able to actively and independently participate in diagnostic and medical care. It has the prerequisites for working with other healthcare workers, members of the Integrated Rescue System components, and for further personal professional growth.

The graduate is prepared to adhere to the medical ethics and standards of nursing care, to respect the personality and rights of the patient. Obtaining a professional qualification is a prerequisite for obtaining a professional certificate without professional supervision and registration of non-medical health workers. The graduates are also in compliance with § 29 of Act No. 96/2004 Coll. (as amended) ready to practice as a medical assistant. The field is in line with current EU study programs.

The applicant for the study has to prove his / her health and physical fitness (more admission conditions at

Faculty Faculty of Medicine
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech
Results of entrance exams from previous years here

Work experience

An obligatory part of the study program is a professional practice under the supervision of trainers at clinical workplaces and health rescue services. Practice begins in the second semester of study and precedes the subject of Nursing Practices and Nursing Practices in Emergency Care. Practice is spread over five semesters. The first block of practice focuses on the consolidation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the framework of comprehensive nursing care at standard departments of healthcare facilities, the operations of the medical rescue service operator and the emergency medical service itself. Students briefly visit an endoscopic workplace, an angiological workplace, a hemodialysis clinic, an accident surgery clinic, and a children's department. Part of the course is also an introduction to the basics of the Fire Brigade. In the next block, practice is focused on anesthesia, psychiatry, intensive care units, care for immature newborns and medical rescue services. The last block is in intensive care, resuscitation departments, urgent reception, burning room, nursing home, anesthesia and rescue service. Students are provided by the MU Faculty of Medicine in accredited health care facilities with which they cooperate on a long-term basis and on which practice can be practiced.

Graduate destination

The graduate is ready and able to perform medical activities in accordance with the content of Decree No. 55/2011 Coll. and the Government Regulation on Higher Education Education Issued in the Collection of Laws No. 275/2016 (36th part, paragraph c). According to Act No. 96/2004 Coll. are graduates qualified to perform a non-medical medical profession as a medical rescuer and to provide the activities defined pursuant to Section 17 of Decree No. 55/2011 Coll. and it:

Bed care facilities:

  • Anesthesiology and Resuscitation;
  • urgent (acute) intake;
  • intensive care units;

Prehospital care:

  • ambulance;
  • other components of the Integrated Rescue System.

The graduates are also ready to practice the nursing profession (according to § 21b), the nurse (according to § 36g), the healthcare transport driver (according to § 40 2b) and the sanitarium (according to § 42 2b), pursuant to Act No. 96/2004 Coll. , as amended.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Further studies

The Sanitary Rescue Student's program assumes the possibility of studying in Master's degree programs in nursing and related fields (population protection, economics and health management, specialization in pedagogy).

Further information

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