One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple.(Psalm 27:4)
"In addition to temples, surely another holy place on earth ought to be our homes. The feelings of holiness in my home prepared me for feelings of holiness in the temple." James E. Faust
The first batch of trainees coming from the Temple and Security Department underwent First Aid/Basic Life Support and Transport training. The training was conducted by the LDS Seagull Emergency Rescue Team.The valuable participation of Elder Jorgensen,a Temple missionary, who is also an Emergency Management Technician in the US makeS the training more meaningful and helpful. The training was divided into two Mondays 8 hour sessions.
On the 2nd Monday the trainees put into practice what had been taught and learned a week earlier during the first day classroom setting.Adrenaline ran high as they went into emergency scenarios in the Temple and in the
Bambie taking the pulse as observed
Elder Jorgensen and Seagull Team
Seagull's team role played and observed the conduct and made critique after each scenario performed.In every succeeding scenario, improvement is evident on time response, actions taken on the patient and in transporting.Overall the training boost the level of confidence on trainees as they perform their job,should emergency case arise in the complex and even in their respective homes.To maintain readiness and knowledge preservation, the training will be integrated to the Temple worker's regular maintenance activities schedule.