​Violence in EMS: Recognize and Respond

​Violence in EMS: Recognize and Respond
  • Lecture Credits: 0.5
  • Designed for: MFR, EMT, Paramedic
  • Category: Operations
  • There is widespread evidence that the majority of EMS personnel can expect to be assaulted at some point in their careers; however, how severe, and when that assault will occur is difficult to determine. This course seeks to establish a better understanding of the importance of having a comprehensive plan on how to deal with violence that includes the right for EMS personnel to defend themselves, and steps to identify, avoid, or deescalate emerging threats.