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Lazarus Training App for your phone.

Our media first aid training is all about building confidence and knowledge in life saving skills. But we want people to have easy access to memory joggers and this is were our Lazarus Training app comes in.

Our #trainforreal courses are all about immersive, practical, empowering training. We clearly see the delegates’ confidence and knowledge increase during our time with them. But we all benefit from a bit of revision and recapping, so to make this as easy as possible Lazarus Training app is now available for free from the usual places such as the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Most of us are rarely without our mobile phones nowadays, something which must be great for the speed of 999 calls, but with our Lazarus Training app we can make this an opportunity for that much needed revision.

What’s in the Lazarus Training App?

Lazarus Training App 2

We have tried to keep the size of the app small [we all know the pains of juggling phone storage], but to give access to the main information you would want. There is a calendar of our forthcoming training events; under Training you will find overviews of many topics from out courses ie AED use; Guidelines has a range of first aid guidelines and mnemonics and of course their is a news section.

We understand that you may not want to hear everything that is going in at Lazarus Training, so you can select what notifications you want and additionally give us feedback, on both the app and our training, via the main menu.

We will be adding new content to the app all the time and as the technology evolves we’ll try and find new ways to use the app. We now have videos embedded into the Training section and plan to increase this over time.

If you are out of signal, or have turned off your data, you can still access the main parts of the app, such as guidelines but you won’t be able to access the video content.

One of the reasons for the app was to ensure that we stay in touch with the great people that have attended our training courses, so we have included a form that you can complete if you use your first aid.  We really are interested in your experiences as this can help us adapt the training for the future. So whether you download it to get the guideline reminders, check our training calendar or to let our know your feedback- just download it!

First Aid in Remote Locations course makes life savers- before it finishes

We believe that first aid can be life saving, and that good first aid training is central to this, but there is more than one way to save a life. We now donate to Malaria No More making every delegate that attends our First Aid in Remote Locations course a life saver. So whilst they are learning the skills to save a life, we feel that they are actually saving the life of someone in sub-saharan Africa at the same time.

The work of charities such as Malaria no More is an essential part of the fight against this deadly disease. On our First Aid in Remote Locations courses the delegates are learning and practicing how to deal with catastrophic wounds, but also how to care for a sick colleague, so it’s in keeping that we are so concerned about Malaria.

On the latest course run in the first week of May, our donation allowed testing and treatment to be offered to 100 people, so with 11 delegates on the course that works out at just under 10 lives saved each! Not bad going, especially when you add on the number of times they saved our “casualties” on their #trainforreal first aid training. “Calamity Claire” and “Suffering Sam” [our live role players] had a total of 14 accidents across the course.

If you would like to know more about the work of Malaria No More follow this link, if you would like to know more about our First Aid in Remote Locations course then [again] follow the link, or give us on a call on 0800 242 5210.

Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler’s Diarrhea? : Goats and Soda : NPR

We have heard quite a few of these over the years on our courses. Great article.

There are about as many myths and misconceptions about traveler’s diarrhea as there are names for it, such as Delhi belly and Montezuma’s revenge. We’re here to explain what actually will help.

Source: Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler’s Diarrhea? : Goats and Soda : NPR

سوريا سلامة وسائل الإعلام | Rory Peck Trust

لياً، تُعد سوريا أخطر بلد للعمل كصحفي، سواءاً كصحفي محلي مستقل، أو صحفي عالمي. قمنا بإنشاء هذه الموارد لنؤمن المعلومات والدعم الضروريين للعاملين داخل وخارج سوريا. يمكنك أن تجد هنا موارد عن السلامة، الأمن الرقمي، و الصدمة

Source: سوريا سلامة وسائل الإعلام | Rory Peck Trust

Hostile environments training courses

Hostile environments training course for media is aimed at providing skills and knowledge to help media workers prepare for and function within potentially hostile environments.

Lazarus Training has preset designed hostile environments training courses or can produce bespoke training covering hostile environments and/or remote first aid. We can tailor the training to reflect both high risk and medium risk environments.

Our training team has recent experience on the ground in Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Africa, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey/Syria border, East Africa and Thailand. We don’t just teach this stuff, or rely upon “old” stories from our army days, we continue to deploy, with staff in Afghanistan in November and South Africa in December.

At Lazarus Training we pride ourselves on listening to the client and working with them to cover their specific needs, so all group course bookings are treated as bespoke events. Course content is varied to meet the needs of each client group but would typically cover:

Planning before the trip

Selection of kit and equipment

Emergency planning

Dealing with people, conflict and aggression

Weapon and explosive awareness [please note this isn’t training you to use weapons]

Explosive Remnants of War & Mines

Vehicle and driver safety

Hostile environments first aid training

Travel health

Post traumatic stress

Hostile environment training course for media workers

Our training reflects our #trainforreal ethos with all training being highly practical and interactive, including the use of training scenarios and simulations. All our training team has experience both in working in hostile or remote environments and in delivering training for people traveling or working within a hostile environment.

 

We run two courses:

 

Hostile Environments Training for Media Workers- Medium Risk. This is a two day course covering the absolute essentials and is idea for teams traveling for short durations.

 

Hostile Environments Training for Media Workers- High Risk. This is a four and a half day course.

 

If you want to know more about us as a company or want to discuss your specific hostile environments training for media workers requirements, give us a call on 0800 242 5210.