Tag Archives: nurse assault

Video – Mental Preparation and Survival Mindset

It’s 9:15 in the morning. You are at your station, finishing truck check and chores, when a man drives up. Then man gets out of his car, he appears agitated and is demanding information. He begins to demand the name of staff members present. The man is asked to leave and struggle ensues. Within moments […]

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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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