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First Aid on Locations training near London

Working for a media/production company and looking for first aid training near London? Lazarus Training will be able to help. We are running our first aid on locations training near London, with the course now being open to all.

first aid on locations training near london

Previously our First Aid on Locations training near London was run for groups [and it still is], but we now run these courses at our Southend on Sea venue for individuals to book onto. Call our office on 0800 242 5210 to book your space or to find out more.

First Aid on Locations Training near London in 2016

The next dates with spaces are:

9th & 10th February 2016.

This course is running at our Southend on Sea venue [map below].

Call 0800 242 5210 or email info@lazarustraining.co.uk to book your space or to find out more.

What is the training like?

You can watch some of our YouTube channel videos to get a feel for what the training is like and what #trainforreal means.

For more detail on the course itself you can read the full learning outcomes, assessment methods etc on it’s dedicated page: First Aid on Locations training.

This first aid on locations course is highly practical and reflects our #trainforreal and “first aid is a contact sport” mantras. Delegates are faced with scenarios involving casualty simulation including fake blood.

Media first aid training is a specialist topic, in which Lazarus Training has years of experience. Having worked closely with large media organisations and regulating bodies, we can now offer a range of media first aid training courses covering all the requirements of the industry or sector. You can find out more about Lazarus Training on this site, or our main website.

To find out more about our training methods visit our scenarios and simulations page or contact us on 0800 242 5210.

Our range of media first aid training also includes First Aid in the Office or Studio, First Aid in Remote Locations or First Aid in Hostile Locations.

Tourniquet testing- RATS

The use of tourniquets in pre-hospital care is now widely accepted, at least it is within “sensible” circles and an increasing number of our media clients are including them into their first aid kits.

Because of this change in the contents of issued first aid kits the use of tourniquets is a staple part of many of our first aid courses [such as our FPOS I and media first aid training] and we therefore take quite an interest in new products hitting the market. As we become aware of new models we like to put them thorough a series of tests to check the ease of use and ease of training, two areas of specific interest to us, with the later often being overlooked in most online reviews of new tourniquets.

tourniquet testingYou might have noticed our “Tourniquet testing” videos gradually appearing on our YouTube Channel [see below], but the latest addition which has literally just arrived is the RATS – Rapid Application Tourniquet System. We have been following [with some amusement] the CATS versus RATS debate online. Our favourite line so far being “CATS eat RATS”. Based on this alone we had to check out the Rapid Application Tourniquet system and include it in our tourniquet testing.

 

We will be uploading a product review and tourniquet test in the next few days, so keep checking here or subscribe to our YouTube Channel [you can do this by clicking here].

If you are aware of new tourniquets hitting the market that you think we should look at [or you have a new tourniquet coming out], drop us a line on info@lazarustraining.co.uk to have it included in our tourniquet testing.

 

 

First Aid on Locations training

First Aid on Locations is designed for production teams working away from the office or studio. Whether filming or recording, this course is aimed at groups which will still be able to call for an ambulance but which may experience a delay in it arriving.

The course can be adapted, but the core syllabus meets [and exceeds] the HSEs requirements for workplace first aid.

The core learning outcomes for First Aid on Locations training:

Outline the SAFE approach
Perform, in a simulated setting, basic life support on an adult
Perform, in a simulated setting, basic life support on a child/infant
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of a pocket mask
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of choking
Place a casualty in the recovery position
Outline the management of a casualty with chest pain
State the management steps for a casualty who has fainted
Outline the management of a casualty who is convulsing
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of direct pressure to control bleeding
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of elevation to control bleeding
Outline the management of burns
Outline the management of scalds
Discuss the recognition of shock
State the management steps for shock
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, initial management of suspected fractures
Discuss recognition and management of common major illness.
List contents of available first aid kits
Outline the importance of taking a history from the patient
Discuss the importance of gathering information on the mechanism of injury
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, examination of the patient to current CABC protocols
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of indirect pressure to control bleeding
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of windlass/tourniquets to control bleeding
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, use of haemostatic dressings to control bleeding
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of head injuries
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, manual management of spinal injuries
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of chest injuries
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of abdominal injuries
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, simple management of suspected pelvic injuries
Outline management of soft tissues injuries such as sprains and strains
Discuss the identification and treatment of eye injuries including irrigation
Outline the management of an asthma attack
State the management of near drowning
Discuss identification and management of a suspected Stroke [CVA]
Discuss identification of imbalances in the sugar levels
Outline the management of suspected poisoning
Discuss the identification of hypothermia
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of a casualty with hypothermia
Discuss the identification of heat injury such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke
Demonstrate, in a simulated setting, management of a casualty with a heat injury
Outline the identification of anaphylactic shock
Discuss the management of anaphylactic shock

This first aid on locations course is highly practical and reflects our #trainforreal and “first aid is a contact sport” mantras. Delegates are faced with scenarios involving casualty simulation including fake blood.

To find out more about our training methods visit our scenarios and simulations page or contact us on 0800 242 5210.