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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I have waited so long… now, I get to say it… I TOLD YOU SO! :)

I was not popular in high school. I’ve never been the champion in any sport and I certainly don’t come from money. I remember living in a duplex before my father’s HVAC company took off. Oftentimes, my parents did without, so us kids could wear a few name brands of clothing. Size wise, I was always scrawny, […]

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Kip Teitsort, Founder DT4EMS

20 Years of Learning in 15 Minutes

Not one person ever told me they came to be in the career of emergency medicine (EMS/Fire/ED) because they wanted to fight, beat people up, or be involved with the use of force. The zip code and accents are different, but the people are very much the same. Many have put up protective barriers in […]

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Isn’t it Ironic?

I have a few questions about irony regarding the use of force in medicine. Take just a couple of minutes to ponder these ironic situations. .     Isn’t it ironic: An 80 year old having a CVA and a 25 year old high on bath salts are both labeled combative patient? Font line staff […]

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It’s Me and a Man with a Machete- Our Moment in Time.

There he stood, less than two feet from me, armed with a machete raised high in his right hand prepared to deliver what would certainly be a fatal blow. Rage oozed from his pores, his eyes open to their widest limit. His grip so tight on the machete, I could see his knuckles were white. […]

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Success on the Street (SOS) Report from an ED

It started with a text message in which I could tell this nurse was excited about the SOS she was just a part of. I was uber excited to find out what had happened. Both the text and the email were unsolicited. It makes my heart so very happy to hear how someone was able […]

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If Paramedics were like puppies…

It is a sunny, warm afternoon toward the end of summer, Bill and his family arrive at the pet store to pick up aquarium supplies. As fate would have it, the pet store is running an adoption day, and a fund raiser for dogs at a local shelter. Bill’s kids quickly lost interest in obtaining […]

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4 Things Cops Do, Healthcare Providers Shouldn’t.

When healthcare providers going so long without formal training on how to act, speak, or stand, when it comes to the use of force, they had no choice but to OJT learn from somewhere. Our brothers and sisters in blue were more than happy to share what they were taught. While the intent was noble, […]

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