Safety Education Specialists

Your source for quality AHA CPR/AED/BLS and Safety Training. Serving the entire Eastern Seaboard-we offer Training at Your Location--at your Schedule.

Also offering ECSI Hands-On Skills training.

Check our Calendar and Events page for upcoming CPR classes. If you don't see what you need, call us-we are always happy to help.
Open-enrollment courses offered in Ashburn, VA, with a Mobile Unit that will travel throughout MD, DC, and VA.
We are an Authorized American Heart Association Training Site. All Instructors are Official American Heart Association Instructors.
We are an Authorized ECSI Training Center - our go-to source for BSA, Intermediate and Advanced First Aid.
Our instructors have either taught for or teach for the major ILCOR. ECC providers (AHA, ARC, ECSI, HSI, & NSC)

[12/22/18]   We just wrapped our last day of open-enrollment classes for 2018. Today we saw old friends and made some new ones. Thank you to all of our clients, friends and co-workers for making 2018 another wonderful year.

[12/16/18]   Our last few classes for 2018 are on the books. Check our online course listings for the easiest registration: www.ses911.com

Two reasons for the sex-disparity in bystander CPR recipients:

1) Training films only show male victims. Reduced exposure to a female receiving CPR resulted in reduced bystander CPR rates for women.

2) A tragic by-product of #metoo. Men are afraid and understandably so), of being accused of sexual harassment and impropriety by removing a woman's undergarments to apply an AED and touching her torso and possibly breasts (size-dependent) when performing chest compressions.

As trainers, we are asked in nearly every class about performing CPR on women. In the past 18 months the number of men expressing fear of allegations resulting from performing CPR has increased dramatically.

A possible solution? Start to show a female receiving CPR in training films. Create a manikin that has a realistic female torso (we already have manikins that demonstrated the differences in CPR on obese persons...why not females as well?)

Women are less likely to receive CPR—but why?

Picture it: you’re in the street and the person standing beside you collapses. What do you do? If you step in, you’re more likely to end up performing CPR on a man than a woman with the same symptoms. The result: men are more likely to receive CPR from bystanders, and thus more likely to survive a sudden cardiac arrest. This finding, published last year, garnered a lot of media attention at the time, but remains poorly understood. Two studies presented this week at the American Heart Association’s annual conference examine the problem and possible ways to address that disparity in care.

Read more:

https://www.popsci.com/women-bystander-cpr

[11/22/18]   Happy Thanksgiving.

North American Rescue

Training every high school student should get!
#cpr #stopthebleed #savinglives #narescue National Stop The Bleed Month
https://www.nbc11news.com/content/news/500648731.html

Happy Veterans Day. Never Forget.

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New Classes - Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed

Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed this weekend

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EMS Safety Services, Inc.

Poll workers save voter's life by performing #CPR and using the school #AED. "We were just switching off who is giving CPR because it needs quite a bit of strength and applied the AED and gave two shocks until the EMTs arrived." #TeachingSkills4Life

http://ow.ly/B0eb30mxVzq

EMS Safety Services, Inc.

During a disaster, emergency response times can be prolonged. You can save a life by knowing how to perform #CPR, use an #AED and provide first aid. #TeachingSkills4Life

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North American Rescue

Please be prepared. We know that to think of danger entering a religious house is abhorrent, but it does happen.

This is simply awful - too much hate being fostered...

#beprepared #narescue

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2018/10/27/heavy-police-presence-near-synagogue-in-squirrel-hill/

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New Classes - Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed

Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed Classes

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Ruby is sleeping and enjoying her loooong weekend. We will see everyone next week for open-enrollment classes. Our offices are closed Monday for Columbus Day.

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Can they stop the bleed? Evaluation of tourniquet application by individuals with varying levels of prior self-reported training. - PubMed - NCBI

In case you were wondering is training in Bleeding Control works, here is an article published by the NIH which shows that those with both First Aid and specialists Bleeding Control training were able to correctly apply a tourniquet more often than those with no training or only First Aid training. Moral of the story, come see us for Stop the Bleed! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30274758?dopt=Abstract

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Injury. 2018 Sep 24. pii: S0020-1383(18)30545-X. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.09.041. [Epub ahead of print]

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New Classes - Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed

New Classes - Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed

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New Classes - Pet First Aid and Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed and Pet First Aid classes added.

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Ashburn Patch

Police in this town said this case was their second in 10 days in which Narcan was used to save a life. (via Petaluma Patch)

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AHA BLS 09/28

Per client requests, we have opened up another BLS Provider course this Friday, 09/28 at 6pm in Ashburn. Visit the link to register: http://bit.ly/Sept28BLS

events.r20.constantcontact.com AHA Basic Life Support Provider Course. (previously AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers) This course is designed for the Healthcare student and professional and meets all prerequisite requirements for Nursing and EMT/EMS programs. This is also required for all ACLS providers and current Healthcare Prof...

[09/16/18]   Safety Education Specialists has an opening for an AHA ACLS Instructor to conduct monthly ACLS Skills Checks. To learn more, contact Allison at: [email protected]

[09/06/18]   2 items were left here after last nights' class. If they/it belongs to you, send us a message with the item and we will make arrangements.

At 1545, 09/05/2018, Merlin the Safety Dog laid down for his after dinner nap, and crossed the Rainbow Bridge. RIP, 2006-2018. Merlin, you were the inspiration for our Pet First Aid Program. We love you and miss you.

Gold Standard EMS

Venous vs. Arterial bleeding.

We broke down a video we saw on @the_ems_lounge page the other day.😂
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The guys in the video couldn’t figure out what was going on, so we spelled it out for them. They might need it 😅
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This is a good example of venous vs arterial bleeding. The first gun shot misses the artery and blood eventually trickles out. The second gun shot hit an artery, immediately spraying blood everywhere. It’s crazy to see the pressure difference our vasculature is under.
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Follow @goldstandardems for daily content for emergency medical providers 🚑🚒🚁
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#emergencyservices #flightmedic #flightnurse #criticalcare #criticalcarenurse #rescue #ems #emtstudent #emt #paramedic #emtlife

Shift Survival

TECC - use your tourniquet.

This video shows brave Texas DPS Troopers take on an armed suspect.

[09/03/18]   Our website is back up and running. Thank you for your patience and thank you to Simple Nerds for working quickly. www.ses911.com

[09/02/18]   Our webpage is down and our staff is working to restore it. If you need help scheduling, please send an email to: [email protected] and we will respond after the Labor Day Holiday. If you are an AHA BLS Online student and cannot access the Online Part 1 (the AHA website is undergoing maintenance), please email us to be put on our 1st priority list for Skills appointments. Thank you.

[08/24/18]   Safety Education Specialists has an opening for an AHA ACLS Instructor to conduct monthly ACLS Skills Checks. To learn more, contact Allison at: [email protected]

[08/15/18]   Time for Moulage! Prepping to #train #advancedfirstaid #moulage @ National Cancer Institute https://t.co/mrAstCpWOf

Ready for Advanced First Aid training tomorrow at #NIH National Cancer Institute. #moulageready #advancedfirstaid #masscasualtysim

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Our Open-Enrollment schedule for the rest of 2018 is LIVE on the website. Book in to your BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid or AHA Skills Session. www.ses911.com

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[08/08/18]   Day 2 of Advanced First Aid training. Improving a sling with a plastic bag. #advancedfirstaid #improviseadaptovercome @ National Cancer Institute https://t.co/MbbVmuhQzp

Safety Education Specialists

You know those Tactical First Aid kits you find online...let's see what's inside

First in a new series - Reviews of safety items purchased online https://t.co/VKQR4jSwtM

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First Aid Kit unboxing and review: Tactical or "Tacti-Cool"

First in a new series - Reviews of safety items purchased online https://t.co/VKQR4jSwtM

By popular student demand, here is a review of a "Tactical" First Aid Kit purchased from Amazon. This is the MTSG Military Tactical First Aid Kit. (https://w...

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First Aid Kit unboxing and review: Tactical or "Tacti-Cool"

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/VKQR4jSwtM First Aid Kit unboxing and review: Tactical or "Tacti-Cool"

By popular student demand, here is a review of a "Tactical" First Aid Kit purchased from Amazon. This is the MTSG Military Tactical First Aid Kit. (https://w...

[07/28/18]   Some downtime with my "fully-legal assault straw" #strawgate #assaultstraw #whyisthisathingnow @ Safety Education Specialists https://t.co/2kiCMo0Ezo

(FYI - this is satire) Something funny for the Healthcare worker in our lives.

"Should we wake Mom? Let’s consult the chart."

[07/19/18]   Training in Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED today. #sescpr #cpr #readytotrain @ Leesburg, Virginia https://t.co/iCVSvwbcUh

[07/18/18]   Tonight's class was amazing. I met a "CPR Survivor" who had the courage to take a CPR class. Her bravery and humility touched me and reminded me why we do this.

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Fluffy Dog Challenge - Ruby doesn't care

Allison tries the Fluffy Dog Challenge with Ruby...Ruby doesn't really care...

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Fluffy Dog Challenge - Ruby doesn't care

Fluffy dog challenge...Ruby doesn't care https://t.co/pLkNSfAjiM

Allison tries the Fluffy Dog Challenge with Ruby...Ruby doesn't really care...

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Happy Independence Day America!

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Please be careful this Fourth.

4th of July Safety Brief
1) Don’t be that guy
2) See Rule #1

Repost By @patriotmedics
Since July 4th is tomorrow. How about this for #traumatuesday? How would you treat this? Ps don’t hold onto fireworks. ~Krantz


Thank you everyone for the love! I appreciate your likes, comments and REPOST! Please keep sharing this page. We love to educate and we want this page to continue to grow. So please keep REPOSTING and sharing the education we keep sharing to you!! The views and opinions on this page are of our own.


#PatriotMedics #medic #paramedicine #criticalcaremedic #flightmedic #FOAMed #FOAMcc #SMACC #pewpew #firstaid #tacmed #ifak #stopthebleed #bleedingcontrol #tecc #tccc #austeremedicine #prolongedfieldcare #alwayscarryatourniquet #stopthebleeding #savageparamedics #concealedcarry #pocketdump #northamericanrescue #edc #thesheepdogdefenseproject #stayfrostydoc

Max Cooper Survival

PARACORD TOURNIQUET

Let me be clear:
PARACORD SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR A TOURNIQUET

I recently saw a video posted on social media of a guy using paracord for an improvised tourniquet. There were a ton of positive comments relating to the post. Unfortunately, all of them were incorrect to believe a tourniquet can be improvised out of paracord and the accompanying video showed a very poor example.

Why no paracord as a TQ?
Because it is not wide enough to stop a severe arterial bleed, will cause tissue damage and it would be extremely painful as if normal TQ when applied correctly isn’t painful enough.

Bottom Line:
Don’t fall for the hype of a paracord tourniquet. Buy, carry and, if needed, use a commercially available tourniquet such as the CAT Gen7 or the SOFT-T. During a worst case scenario you don’t want to improvise a TQ if you don’t have to. Be prepared! Seek out appropriate medical/trauma training.
#MaxCooperSurvival

Beautiful Cornwall

The next time you take your child to the pool or beach, for the love of God, remember this..

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Drowning can be fast and silent, but it can be prevented too

news.heart.org Drowning doesn’t always look like it does on TV. A few simple, intentional steps can significantly lower the risk.

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