Category Archives: CPR in the Real World

C.R.E.S.T. – Safety for the 4-legged Client.

The expertise of Safety Education Specialists has been combined with our love of animals to create a training division just for the animal world. Continue reading

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Celebrating CPR/AED Week – June 1-7, 2013

Safety Education Specialists had the pleasure of introducing several dozen Federal employees to Hands-Only CPR (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/HandsOnlyCPR/Hands-Only-CPR_UCM_440559_SubHomePage.jsp)  It was wonderful to see so many people learning the simplest way to help save a life.  We even had requests for Pet CPR! … Continue reading

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Why In-house CPR/AED training is a bad idea

There are certain sounds that make my skin crawl.  Nails on a chalkboard (the rare chalkboard still in existence), a barking dog at 3am, and the phone call where the voice on the other end says “Our organization wants to … Continue reading

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Do You Sell AEDs?

“Do you sell AEDs?” This is a question we are asked during nearly every class.  People are naturally curious about this amazing device-the Automated External Defibrillator.  An easy to use box that seems to literally shock people back to life!  … Continue reading

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How do I become an AHA Instructor?

This is a question we get a lot.  No really, A Lot!  It seems that every business wants to make an in-house person an instructor thinking “wow, this will really save us some money!” Yes,…and No.  Usually, No. Sure, it … Continue reading

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Free class vs. Paid class

Operating so close to hospitals, I get a lot of students who are nurses, doctors or technicians that could be trained for free by their hospital. So, why do they spend the money and come to me for their AHA … Continue reading

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Mobile Skills Checks – Our newest service to make your CPR easy

Safety Education Specialists’ is pleased to announce our latest training service – Mobile Skills Checks! It’s easy-simply complete your Online Part 1 (www.onlineaha.org) then call us at 571-422-2989 (standard business hours please) for our Mobile Unit to respond. We will schedule … Continue reading

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