The Obermenzinger Gymnasium offers its own first-aid training course. In weekly lessons pupils learn a range of first-aid measures for medical emergencies such as respiratory difficulties, heart attack or stroke. What type of bandaging techniques do I use for different wounds, burns or broken bones? How does the "chain of survival" work, and how should I behave when there's been a traffic accident? The Obermenzinger Gymnasium's first-aid courses are conducted following the guidelines of the Red Cross.
A course-completion certificate, available for 2 euros, serves as proof of participation in a first-aid course of instruction, which is a prerequisite for acquiring a driving license.
Instructor for first-aid training: Stefan Mula.
Emergency medical team
The Obermenzinger Gymnasium's emergency medical team is made up of pupils of all ages who have completed a first-aid training course.
The members of this team are all young people with a high degree of social engagement. During the normal school day and at special school events, these dedicated individuals are always ready to come to the aid of their fellow pupils.
Pupils who join our emergency medical team are often those who already feel a calling to go into careers in the medical or nursing professions.
The team meets regularly to continue their first-aid training and to discuss the steps that would need to be taken in various emergency situations.
We maintain a first-aid station in the school office where, in addition to normal first-aid supplies, we have breathing aids, eyewash and an oxygen bottle that can be used in case of asthma, other respiratory problems or unconsciousness.
Head of the emergency medical team: Stefan Mula.