Category Archives: Chronicles of a Culture Changer

Carjacked and Stolen Ambulances (Compilation Video)

It took me a while to share my story. I was ashamed it happened to me. Then, when I heard other stories so much worse than mine, the DT4EMS hobby became a passion. Someday… EMS will be safer than it was for us. We will make it better for those who follow. #sywyso Ambulances Stolen […]

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Pressure Points, Paramedics, and Combative Patients

Pressure Points, Paramedics, and Combative Patients   Hook, line, and Sinker! As a young cop, I was introduced to a formalized suspect custody/control program. It was widely taught in law enforcement academies, and touted as amazingly effective. Being the perpetual martial arts white-belt, I jumped at the opportunity to train. I later became an instructor […]

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Compelled Quagmire

Compelled Quagmire   In a moment of true honesty, with no fear of ridicule, take some time to quietly consider the following examples: Example 1: Having finished your meal, you exit the restaurant, with your spouse and child in tow. There is a flash of movement to your right capturing your attention. You notice a […]

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Things that make you go hmm… (Utah Nurse Arrest)

Like Us on Facebook Subscribe on Youtube   After seeing the story in the Washington Post  I couldn’t help wonder why the rare gets all the news, but the epidemic doesn’t. Being a veteran police officer/paramedic, I too was upset about the arrest. However, I still have something that makes me go hmm…  Nurses have […]

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Combative Patient Malpractice?

Like Us on Facebook Subscribe on Youtube Trained healthcare professionals understand: Prescribing a treatment for disease/injury, without a diagnosis, would be considered malpractice. On the job, the recognition for potential litigation is so brow-beaten into  staff psyche, many refuse to utter the words, “You will be alright” to a patient, for fear of litigation. Heck, […]

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Improvised Weapon for EMS: Palm Oxygen Wrench **Product Review**

Josh Knapp with WANTYNU sent me this Palm O2 Wrench to test/review. He did not pay me for this review. In the video I share my opinions on the wrench as far as functionality as a tool, and possible improvised weapon for self-defense. Improvised Weapon: Palm O2 Wrench (Review) from DT4EMS (Kip Teitsort) on Vimeo.

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2017 EMS Safety Summit (Hangouts/Interviews)

Had a blast at the EMS Safety Summit. I was able to catch a couple of folks I’ve been after for some time for some interviews. After Karen posted what she did (below) in the testimonials, I knew I had to get her on camera 🙂 Here is the interview with Karen Laber, RN: RN […]

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