Tag Archives: DT4EMS

Considering Self-Defense on the Job? Watch this.

I wanted to share a few of the points we make in the opening section of an EVE course. Some of these you may have thought of, others you may not. There is so much more to self-defense than just the moves… DT4EMS_EVE_Intro_ppt from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Restraint Math: Something Just Doesn’t Add Up…

Take a few minutes to look over the numbers. Hopefully afterwards you will want to pose the important questions to the important people.   Related: Restraint Math- The numbers don’t lie Soft Restraints = Hard Times for Medical Staff Restraint Math Revisited from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. Restraint Math_V1 from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo.

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Should EMS/Fire Personnel Be Armed?

Should EMS/Fire Personnel Be Armed?   The topic of “Should EMS/Fire be armed” has been around as long as I have been teaching DT4EMS/EVE (and probably longer). The question will also have to take into account the feeling of the “average” provider about having to carry a firearm on duty and the responsibility that comes […]

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Top 5 Utterly Ridiculous Reasons We Have Heard for Failing To Train

  No matter the plethora of testimonials, the veracity of the evidence, nor the personal-heartbreaking stories, some still have reasons for not training their staff. What I am going to do with this Chronicles post is share with you some of the most common utterly ridiculous reasons given for failing to train staff for the […]

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What is causing the spike in assaults on healthcare providers?

I’ve been doing this DT4EMS culture change movement for nearly 20 years, and the one thing I can assure you is…assaults are not really increasing. What we are witnessing is an increase in the recognition and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of criminal assaults on staff.   Rise in Assaults? from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. With this newly found acknowledgement, […]

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