DT4EMS courses provide superior training & critical thinking skills to protect patients, staff and the agency.
Workplace Violence in Emergency Medicine is no doubt an epidemic. That is a FACT.
FACT: Almost daily healthcare staff in hospitals, EMS, and Fire-rescue are threatened, yelled at or physically assaulted by a patient, upset family member or bystander.
FACT: You understand, according to several studies, injuries from assaults are a leading cause for lost work hours in the fields of emergency medicine.
FACT: We understand you are concerned about the response you or your provider would use in these particularly stressful incidents.
FACT: According to Bureau of Labor statistics, an assault on a healthcare worker is the most common source of nonfatal injury or illness requiring days off from work in the healthcare and social assistance industry. Source
FACT: DT4EMS’ Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) provides superior Workplace Violence Prevention (WPV) training affording staff the critical thinking skills to protect patients, staff and the employing agency.
FACT: DT4EMS’ EVE has been named an “industry best practice” by Risk Management/ Safety Consultants.
To empower cultural and behavioral modification through the enforcement of exemplary customer service, reasonability, and industry best practices that yield a reduction in employer liability and culminate in an increase employee safety and security.
We achieve this mission by providing staff with the critical thinking skills to recognize a change in a relationship.
The Founder of the program, Kip Teitsort, having experience as a paramedic, police officer, and martial artist created EVE from purely an EMS/Healthcare origin- not some existing corrections/psych/law enforcement (continuum based) class that was modified to be an EMS/Fire/Healthcare class.
In the years since the creation of DT4EMS, many of our now certified instructors and instructor-trainers bring decades of law enforcement, military and martial arts experience into our programs. Our instructors also have vast experience with years of Fire, EMS and hospital based patient care. This is how we know we are providing superior training for your staff.