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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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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Straight Armbar Takedown

While a primary use for this would be in the law enforcement arena, there certainly are self-defense tips one could take-away from this clip. The instructor Shawn Forristall is a brilliant find for DT4EMS as a whole. Unlike many martial arts instructors who are unfamiliar with the self-defense application of skills, Shawn is a force […]

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If you don't train them, don't blame them.

If you don’t train them, don’t blame them.

There is no other way to put it… When faced with a violent encounter, staff WILL respond. How they respond is a matter of training, or lack of it. Related: Right or Wrong It is unfair, maybe even immoral, to expect staff to act a certain way without training them “how- to” in the first […]

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Simple and Effective Escape from a Hair Grab

**As with everything on this site, it is for informational purposes only. Watching a video or reading an article is not a replacement for training under the supervision of a qualified instructor. You assume all risks for the practice, use, or misuse of any information on this website.   We have had more and more […]

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Breaking News DT4EMS

Nurse Ran Over In Hospital Parking Lot By Drunk Driver

  Police were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian struck in the parking lot of the hospital. Officers arrived to find an off-duty nurse, suffering severe traumatic injuries, barely clinging to life. Sources tell us the nurse, after just ending his 12-hour shift in the ED,  was walking to his car, when he was […]

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Scenario Based Training

Detroit Public Safety Foundation Sponsors DT4EMS!

In an excellent example of PIO done right, Detroit Public Safety Foundation posted the following information on their Facebook Page:   “The Detroit Public Safety Foundation was proud to sponsor the National DT4EMS Training. The 2-day, 16 hour course focused on escaping violent encounters and included preparedness for the streets through tactical de-escalation and physical […]

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Old Dogs, New Tricks: An outlook for culture change.

Old Dogs, New Tricks: An outlook for culture change.    by Jamie Purkey **Note** I met Jamie Purkey (standing to my left in the image below) when Anderson County EMS hosted a DT4EMS Instructor course not too long ago. Getting to travel the country like I do, as well as my law enforcement and martial arts […]

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A close encounter with a shooting incident: Lessons Learned

Below is an email sent to me from one of our instructors. An incident occurred and he asked the employee to write it up because it may prove beneficial as a learning tool. There are several takeaways from this incident.  From those who have trained with us, look for: RACE, Auditory Exclusion/Tunnel Vision, Caveman Story […]

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