Jointly developed and delivered by InterHealth Worldwide and International Location Safety (ILS), this engaging workshop enables travelers to protect themselves against the threat of sexual violence whilst overseas. It builds the capacity of participants to respond to sexually motivated violent crime.
When disaster strikes – confidently support staff after overwhelming events
Our one and a half day workshop offers you the opportunity to learn and develop simple, practical and effective strategies for supporting colleagues, team members and volunteers in the aftermath of overwhelming events.
The InterHealth Hostile Environment or Remote Operation (H.E.R.O) First Aid Training is a comprehensive 2 day course designed by medical professionals with experience living and working in Eastern Africa to take delegates from basic first aid through to management of life threatening injuries. The training would be useful for anyone operating in a remote areas where accessing health support will be significantly delayed or those delegated to take a lead in responding in the event of injury or illness. The course’s practical emphasis makes it easily accessible to all.
What is PFA?
Psychological First Aid is an evidence-informed support framework for assisting staff, colleagues, team members and their families in the direct aftermath of a critical incident.
PFA is a way to provide emotional support to people of any age or background in order to reduce the initial distress caused by the critical event and to foster short- and long-term adaptive functioning and coping.
PFA can be delivered by anyone who has completed a course on safely providing PFA to affected people.
By the end of the course you will be:
- Prepared with the skills and knowledge necessary to cope and save a life in the event an accident, attack, illness or injury.
- Equipped to provide initial triage, treatment and stabilization of casualties.
- To be confident, prepared and ready to access emergency casualty evacuation.
Topics to be covered include:
Assessment of an accident and priorities of care
Care of unconscious breathing casualty – recovery position