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

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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Signs: My Story

By: Kip Teitsort Signs: My Story from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. My name is Kip Teitsort. I am a husband, a father, a veteran paramedic and police officer. I am also the founder of DT4EMS.  I founded DT4EMS to protect victims of workplace violence in medicine. This has not been easy. For nearly a decade […]

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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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One word to assist with violence prevention

One simple word, or actually the acts contained within it, prevents conflict.

One simple word, or actually the acts contained within it, prevents conflict. Think about it. If one cares about another’s: *Personal Space- Allows for a person to vent, thereby reducing tension.  *Position on politics, and/or religion, regardless if in agreement, but caring about the other’s position regarding the subject. *Feelings (fears, desires etc.) *Well-Being both […]

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Before and After Changed Forever

One moment in time, an assault in the form of a choke…

Our goal has always been to prevent one person, patient or provider, from becoming the victim of an assault. There are multiple, equally important reasons for this being our goal, achieved by our mission. Let’s take one person, who becomes the victim of one singular event, an assault, and break down things occurring… from the […]

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Kip Teitsort, Founder DT4EMS

Assaulted on the Job: Pursue Charges? What difference does it make?

By: Kip Teitsort All across the country, speaking at conferences, or classes, asking for a show of hands, I get 80% or more of the audience to admit the fact they have been criminally assaulted on the job. When asked how many reported the assault to their supervisors, and/or law enforcement, the hands drop to […]

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Shocking Video of Nurse Choked; What We Can Learn

There are a series of unfortunate mistakes occur in the video below.  It is not a “technique” or a talk-down de-escalation  trick, but a series of tactics AND techniques for a situation like this. In order to better protect staff and actual patients, culture change must take place. As with all videos we use for training, […]

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Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment Questions Regarding Use-of-Force for Healthcare Providers

The use-of-force during restraints, or self-defense, can expose healthcare providers personally as well as their agency to serious risk in various forms. While one may readily recognize the inherent risk of physical injury, to the provider, patient, or bystander; some may not be aware of the potential civil, criminal and/or administrative risks involved. Over the years […]

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The Importance of Elbow Control

The principle of elbow control  can’t be stressed enough. Big props to EMS1 for this cooperative series. Elbow Control_W_EMS1 from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Cross Grab Escape with Room to Move

When you have room to move, this is an easy escape for a cross grab. Big thanks to EMS1 for this cooperative series. Cross Grab Escape ForeArmGrab#2 from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Escape Cross-Grab using the Push-Pull

The Push-Pull grab escape for the cross-grab if you had NO ROOM to move as in the back of an ambulance. Big props to EMS1 for this video series. Push_Pull Escape Grab from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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