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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Why They Don’t Have a Pub at the Hospital; Drunk is Not Sick, Sick is Sick.

(Cooperative, inter-agency communication and training can solve a lot of these issues) Drunk is not sick, sick is sick. Being intoxicated with no other medical complaint is not in itself a medical emergency.  Related Post: “You can either go with them to the hospital or go with me to jail”.  In nearly every class DT4EMS-EVE I […]

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Media Relations- Interviews, Articles, Mentions, and Coverage of DT4EMS’ EVE

Various Articles, Interviews and Coverage of DT4EMS’ EVE Lancaster, PA   KSIB Radio Interview   EMS workers train to take on dangerous situations WATERVLIET, Mich. – It’s a widespread problem that the public doesn’t really seem to notice, EMS workers being attacked on the job.  “Most people are like why would somebody want to attack […]

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When IS it OK to Talk About Fight Club?

Documenting the Violent Encounter   In medicine, we will should never be engaged in a “fight”. If you have to “defend yourself” on the job, you need to make sure you know how to tell the story. Telling the true and complete story (documentation) will help prosecute those who commit criminal acts and help protect […]

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We Expect Critical Thinking in Medicine…for Everything BUT Violence

Critical Thinking The De-Training of Emergency Medicine regarding Use-of-Force on the Job.    EMS/Fire and emergency nursing staff are expected to have critical thinking skills with regards to patient care. We need them to perform under stress and make split second decisions. We have this expectation because they are trained to handle these High Stress […]

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“You can either go with them to the hospital or go with me to jail”.

(Cooperative, inter-agency communication and training can solve a lot of these issues) “You can either go with them to the hospital or go with me to jail”. The phrase every provider dreads hearing.   The danger of this phrase is it can give the perception of “custody”. Not only to the person being transported and […]

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Ever Have Someone Say to You “I Could Never Do Your Job” ?

A High Stress Event Train to reduce the effects Violence in medicine is real. Have you ever had someone tell you ” There is no way I could do what you do” when discussing a medical emergency? Yet, seasoned emergency medical professionals, regardless of EMT, Medic or ER Nurse handle emergent events like others flip […]

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The Time Has Come to Arm EMS/Fire.

Kip Teitsort, Founder DT4EMS It is time to arm EMS/Fire with knowledge of the use-of-force on the job.    Before we get too deep, riddle me this… Why do so many front line staff wish to carry a gun on duty, yet many administrators do not feel (on-the-job) self-defense training is important? Where is the […]

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DT4EMS’ Human Animal Theory

DT4EMS’ “Human Animal Theory”   Is it true a dog can smell fear? Why do bees only sting certain people? Why does a deer stand erect when it hears a twig crack? Do the animals know something is about to happen? Can cows feel a storm coming? When it comes to self-preservation are we really […]

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