Tag Archives: EVE

I Remember You…

When you told me how you were punched by a drunk in the emergency department, I remember you. When you told me about being choked by a drunk in the ambulance, I remember you. When you told me how the girl looked like your daughter, just before she slashed your face, I remember you. When […]

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4 T’s for Dealing with Workplace Violence (WPV) in Emergency Medicine

DT4EMS’ 4 T’s for dealing with Workplace Violence, a violent encounter, you know, self-defense in Emergency Medicine. Emergency nurses assaulted, medic headbutted and a Detroit medic describes assaults are common. Reports of assaults on staff in the field of emergency medicine occur almost daily. Regardless of their uniform, staff need suitable preparation for a reasonable response […]

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SOAP Method Can Keep Staff and Patients Safe

  By Kip Teitsort, Founder DT4EMS, LLC Frequently when staff are interviewed about a violent encounter ( in which staff was criminally assaulted) something as simple as using SOAP could have mitigated many of them. In nearly every initial “patient” contact a provider can use the SOAP method to buy a moment in time to decided […]

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DT4EMS EXCLUSIVE: EMS’ Cab Camera Captures Scary Video/Audio

This video clip (below) was sent to me in the hopes of helping others see the need for a culture change. I have quoted statistics for years, screamed from the rooftops, been interviewed on radio and television stations, spoke in conferences and classes across the US… but little will make a person “think” like a […]

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