Violence in EMS: Recognize and Respond (CAPCE)
- CAPCE Course ID: 21-ACME-F3-0118
- Time: 30 Minutes
- Format: Video
- CAPCE Credits: 0.5
- Practice Area(s): MFR/EMR, EMT, and 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.
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