Tag Archives: EMS Defense

“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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Client List and Agencies with Certified DT4EMS Instructors

Some of the organizations that Kip Teitsort has taught seminars and/or courses for (see below for agencies that have current staff instructors):   Vital Link EMS (Batesville, AR) Indianapolis EMS (Indiana) RIMS Risk Management Conference (PA) Childress Hosptial (TX) Medstar EMS (TX) Twin City Ambulance (NY) Arkansas Ambulance Association Conference Alaska EMS Conference (Anchorage, AK) [...]

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Testimonials/References/Approvals

What participants have to say about DT4EMS’ EVE: A collection of letters, course evaluations, emails and Facebook Posts.     Testimonial Playlist (YOUTUBE)   From a class in Michigan: My name is Geoff. I have been a firefighter and EMT-basic/paramedic since 2002. I took DT4EMS EVE in October 2014. I have covered most of the demographic […]

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