Category: Training

Alan’s Diary – Casualty Care Training 1.6.10

Broken arm? – Not for long with our expert training!

Another good training session tonight.  We were given a series of scenarios and were asked to practice using various items of kit to deal with the injuries.

We spent the evening practicing with vacuum splints, traction Read More…

Alan’s Diary – Exercise 23.5.10

Mike – Crashed at the bottom of a crag

Sunday exercise seemed to come round quickly this month. We turned up at the hut on the hottest day of the year, trying to second guess where the exercise would be held. We aren’t allowed to Read More…

Alan’s Diary – Cas Care Training 1.3.10

Tonight we had a session from Jon, our team Paramedic on Primary and Secondary surveys.  As Jon works on the Air Ambulances, he introduced us to some more advanced ideas on patient assessment, which they use.  Here are his thoughts on the session:

The evening consisted of two objectives, firstly was to introduce the Read More…

Alan’ Diary – Night Exercise 20.11.09

Howard helps us work out our next search pattern

For tonight’s diary entry, Scott, one of our probationary members gives us his view of the evening…

As one of the new probationers hoping to make the team, every training session is a learning Read More…

Alan’s Diary – Training 11.11.09

Dave & Scott preparing the stretcher for the carry off

Another episode in the current series of outdoor night time training sessions tonight.  By the time we have finished this round of training, we should be good at operating in the dark (at least I Read More…

Alan’s Diary – Casualty Care Training 2.11.09

The Probationers get a surprise Cas care scenario

An outdoor Casualty care session tonight, partly due to the on-going refurbishment of our hut.  This was a hands on practice session, which we haven’t done for a while.  There was an excellent display of fake injuries Read More…