EVE4HP

EVE Fire & EMS

To empower cultural and behavioral modification through the enforcement of exemplary customer service, reasonability, and industry best practices that yield a reduction in employer liability and culminate in an increase employee safety and security.

Focus: All levels of pre-hospital providers & firefighters

Length: 16 Hour (Two Day Course)

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EVE4HP

Escaping Violent Encounters for Healthcare Providers

The health care industry leads all other sectors in the incidence of nonfatal workplace assaults,
and the emergency department is a particularly vulnerable setting. Workplace violence is a significant occupational hazard facing emergency nurses- ENA

Focus: All levels of the in-hospital/home-health patient care setting (RN,LPN,MD,Techs,CNA)

Length: 8-hours

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Specialized Courses

Specialized Courses

DT4EMS has several special courses available.
EVE4Women- Women's Course (Ages 13 & Up)
EVE4EP- Educational Professionals (School Staff)
EVEAdvanced- Advanced Skills Course (PreReqs)
EVEInstructor- Instructor Programs

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About Us: Introduction to DT4EMS’ EVE

  DT4EMS’ Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) programs provide staff with the ability to recognize when a relationship changes. It is the critical thinking skills to recognize when a person is no longer a patient. That is what makes DT4EMS’ EVE different, relevant and culture changing.   1. The FACTS Workplace Violence in Emergency Medicine is […]

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Culture = Changed! Watch the video and see what we mean!

Kip Teitsort had his ambulance car-jacked while loaded with a patient. You can read Kip’s account of the violent encounter HERE. That is just part of the story! It is what happens in the weeks, months and years after the fact that bring inspiration to those in EMS/Fire and the emergency department setting! Instead of […]

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Considering Self-Defense on the Job? Watch this.

I wanted to share a few of the points we make in the opening section of an EVE course. Some of these you may have thought of, others you may not. There is so much more to self-defense than just the moves… DT4EMS_EVE_Intro_ppt from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Restraint Math: Something Just Doesn’t Add Up…

Take a few minutes to look over the numbers. Hopefully afterwards you will want to pose the important questions to the important people.   Related: Restraint Math- The numbers don’t lie Soft Restraints = Hard Times for Medical Staff Restraint Math Revisited from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. Restraint Math_V1 from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Tunnel Vision and Auditory Exclusion are bullsh!t, or are they?

If you have followed the Chronicles of a Culture Changer for very long, you know I write about what I know and have experienced, and/or what others have told me they have experienced. I do this because sometimes I failed to actively listen and assimilate information given to me by an expert. My hope is […]

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Should EMS/Fire Personnel Be Armed?

Should EMS/Fire Personnel Be Armed?   The topic of “Should EMS/Fire be armed” has been around as long as I have been teaching DT4EMS/EVE (and probably longer). The question will also have to take into account the feeling of the “average” provider about having to carry a firearm on duty and the responsibility that comes […]

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What Can Dispatchers Do?

What can dispatchers do? Well, besides all the amazing stuff you are aware of, one helped me more than I can ever begin to explain. But, I’ll try.   As with many of these Chronicles of a Culture Changer (CCC), I am doing my best to share with the world the amazing people I get […]

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Top 5 Utterly Ridiculous Reasons We Have Heard for Failing To Train

  No matter the plethora of testimonials, the veracity of the evidence, nor the personal-heartbreaking stories, some still have reasons for not training their staff. What I am going to do with this Chronicles post is share with you some of the most common utterly ridiculous reasons given for failing to train staff for the […]

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What is causing the spike in assaults on healthcare providers?

I’ve been doing this DT4EMS culture change movement for nearly 20 years, and the one thing I can assure you is…assaults are not really increasing. What we are witnessing is an increase in the recognition and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of criminal assaults on staff.   Rise in Assaults? from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. With this newly found acknowledgement, […]

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