Tag Archives: paramedic attacked

A Journey from Physical to Philosophical

A Journey from Physical to Philosophical.  When I was a young man I trained in various martial arts. I did this because in training with one art, I would “spar” with someone from another art or system and they would beat me with a various skill or technique. This would frustrate me and cause me […]

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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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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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