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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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

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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Throat Punch Basics from Morgan the Misguided Medic

Here Morgan (Misguided Medic) describes the Throat Punch Basics he believes are OK to use on combative patients. The scary part… there are staff members around the country that talk/act/spread their skewed use-of-force message similar to Morgan. I have started using Morgan to represent some of the things our supposed peers say about the use […]

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Morgan shows the Steth-O-Choke for Combative Patients

While Morgan is fictional… the attitude he has is not. Simply read what some supposed peers of ours state about how they would/should or HAVE handled a person labeled a “combative patient”. This JADED attitude is present in various aspects of emergency medicine. Left unchecked it is like a cancer eating away at morale.   […]

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Testing a Stab Vest and A Cut Resistant Shirt

I do not claim to be some world champion fighter.  This passion turned profession has me doing what I can to provide healthcare with a realistic understanding of violence in healthcare and what we can do to Escape, Mitigate and Survive the violent encounter.    Here are the tools we will test the equipment against. […]

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OSHA, Will You Help Us?

My name is Kip Teitsort.  After I was car-jacked while working on an ambulance, it became my passion to help change the safety culture in emergency medicine. Violence in medicine is the “dirty little secret”.  Although the Bureau of Labor statistics state that assault on medical staff is THE leading cause of lost work time,  […]

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Morgan and his Musings of a Misguided Medic

  In this video Morgan explains how he would respond if a patient were to become “combative” while he was on the job. Sadly although Morgan is fictional, people actually have said and DONE what he talks about…    

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Emma the EMSer Covers Assaults in EMS

  FACT: According to Bureau of Labor statistics, an assault on a healthcare worker is the most common source of nonfatal injury or illness requiring days off from work in the healthcare and social assistance industry. Source What is workplace violence? “Workplace violence ranges from offensive or threatening language to homicide. NIOSH defines workplace violence […]

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