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…this letter was a plea… an anonymous plea that is, for help

While checking the DT4EMS business Post Office Box for mail, I found a letter and immediately noticed it had no return address on the envelope.  At first I thought it was going to be some form of junk mail. When I opened the letter and began to read it, I found myself scratching my head […]

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*Video* Effortless Self-Defense Tactic for Medical Staff

This clip explains how great customer service can be used as a self-defense tactic in emergency medicine. When I was a kid, growing up in South Florida, we had this sign on our fence. It had importance then, and it has even more now. Watch the video to see what I mean.- Kip   I […]

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2 Letters are the Secret of Self-Defense for Healthcare Professionals.

The two letters are D and T. De-escalation Tactics should be used ,when appropriate, prior to Defensive  Techniques By: Kip Teitsort   In my research, I have found more often than not, solid de-escalation tactics could have prevented the need for use of Defensive Techniques. In our Escaping Violent Encounters courses, we teach several de-escalation […]

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DT4EMS’ Escaping Violent Encounters (Video) Series with EMS1

You can view all of the videos on EMS1 as well. Where to stand when knocking on the door of a residence.   Where to stand when knocking no a door from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. Same Side Wrist Grab Escape (Standing) Same Side_Standing_WristGrab#2 from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. Mental Preparation for the Violent Encounter Mental […]

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Healthcare Should Be Armed With A Concealed Weapon!

If a provider in emergency medicine were permitted to have a concealed weapon on the job, what should it be? A handgun, expandable baton, pepper spray or a knife may be options, but I would like to share with you what I believe to be hands-down THE best one. “Be polite, be professional, but have […]

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