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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles

1. Mental role-playing where the provider imagines surviving various types of potentially life-threatening assaults will help the provider not freeze. 2. Mental role-play the ...
Acting out your responses to a violent encounter can help stop you from freezing up, and better prepare you for many different scenarios ...
He turned himself in for the road rage incident after following the ambulance to a hospital parking lot and punching the driver ...
Police were asked to ride along with medics to help restrain him; he was arrested and hospital staff later had to intubate him ...
He told police a medic tripped and knocked it down, but allegedly unstrapped his wife and threw it when the medic's back was turned ...
She threw a blood pressure cuff while on a stretcher, and struck a medic on the scene ...
He was hitting and kicking for a good 15 minutes; she and her partner called for police three times and got no response ...
He “smacked one medic in the buttocks and grabbed her breast” and was “inside the ambulance tearing it up” ...
The patient went to jail instead of the ER, and crew transported the paramedic to a local hospital for bruising and swelling ...
A Senate bill would give mandatory jail time to anyone convicted of assault, and life in prison without parole for anyone convicted of murdering an EMT or medic ...
The patient got angry because they wouldn't give him painkillers, and returned at midnight with the traffic cones, injuring two workers ...
The medic was at a hospital on an unrelated call when the man charged from his room screaming obscenities, and spit in his eye ...
He said he was going to come back with “a couple loaded guns” and “shoot and kill as many people as he can” and cause “bloodshed” ...
A man was arrested after he allegedly told an employee she couldn't trust him, then lunged at her and grabbed her by the throat during transport ...
The N.H. woman spit in the faces of both an EMT and police officer who responded to her home for a medical call ...
If you’re attacked on the job, be mentally prepared, physically ready, press savvy, and able to justify your actions in court ...
The patient tore out his IV and tried to escape from the vehicle, causing them both to fall onto the pavement ...
Regardless of the sentence, pressing charges raises awareness in the eyes of the media, police officers and the judicial system, and justice on some level is usually served ...
A male medic was hospitalized trying to protect his female colleague; they responded to a report of a woman having a panic attack, but the father thought they were there to take ...
The 48-year-old was jailed after he tried to strangle an EMT on an ambulance, and threatened a nurse at the ER ...