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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Everything changes upon first touch

  In the police academy, I was taught an intoxicated person was most likely to resist an arrest, become assaultive toward officers or want to “fight”, upon first- touch. That was an educational lesson that proved remarkably true in my experience on the streets as a cop. I would like to expound on that concept […]

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Firefighters Use of Force Captured on Camera; Is this a win?

I say, if you never trained them, how do you blame them? FFs, while heroic and courageous, they are still human. When faced with a use of force situation, they will respond. How they respond will be based upon their training- or lack of it. The pendulum of force swings in both directions. Too little, […]

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Does de-escalation really work? Is there possibly a better approach?

Is De-escalation a myth? Exploring Escalation Control in this episode of Chronicles of a Culture Changer with Kip Teitsort, Founder of DT4EMS. There is a huge emphasis on de-escalation in emergency medicine, yet the assaults keep happening. Would it make a difference if the focus shifted to escalation control instead? . Is De-escalation in medicine […]

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Linda’s Story

Preface: I met Linda while I was teaching in Indy. It was immediately apparent she was the real deal. I later found she was a 30 year vet of one of the busy trucks in the city. Wow, I mean it… WOW! -Kip From here emails to me: First dispatch of our shift at 0642 […]

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The dangerous phrase of “Combative Patient” Parts 1 and 2

. By definition, a combative patient can’t exist. That aside, the label, along with the thought process, and conviction to serve patients, nurses, medics and EMTs oftentimes find themselves connected with attackers. DT4EMS’ EVE teaches staff the ability to recognize a change in relationship. When a person is no longer to be considered a patient. […]

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5 self-defense lessons from a roll of tiolet paper…

5 Things toilet paper and proper self-defense training have in common Since a lot of people talk shit about the use of force, what better analogy than using toilet paper. 5 self-defense lessons from a roll of toilet paper from DT4EMS_Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. #5) Right tool for the job – Just like TP, there are […]

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