In Healthcare, as in most professional settings, people typically speak in a low volume to respect others needs for privacy, concentration, and communication.
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A Coordinated Response: Medical, EMS, Law Enforcement
When a life-threatening emergency arises, three professions must interact successfully to bring the situation to the best possible outcome. For example, a motor vehicle crash that has caused serious life-threatening injuries to one or more people will bring together law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) at the scene and medical staff at the hospital.
Healthcare is a High-Stakes Profession - Podcast
A Practical Approach to Threat Assessment - Book Excerpt
A Boy Named Green Bean: Creating Bully-free Environments in Schools
When he was four years old, the Rodríguezes’ son Manny was diagnosed with autism. Although that was difficult to hear, Mrs. Rodríguez felt relief when a diagnostician finally put a label on what appeared to be causing some Manny’s puzzling behaviors. One of those behaviors was perseveration, something Manny’s therapist described as “insistence on sameness.”
Wrist Grabs--More Common And More dangerous than you may think!
When an attacker grabs you, it creates a situation that is dangerous on so many levels. Grabs can quickly escalate to a fight, including the use of weapons. Once grabbed, the victim is severely and instantly limited in their ability to escape or defend.
All grabs are dangerous due to all the unknowns that may follow, meaning what might come next in the form of a follow-up attack. During any...
How to Master First Impressions - Confidence in Conflict Book Excerpt
When you cannot breathe - do this!
People can deal with hunger for days and thirst for hours, but we can only manage being deprived of our next breath of air for a couple of minutes. That is why smothering sends a person so quickly into a blind panic, whenever they are forced to fight for their next precious breath of air.
Unlike shooting from a distance or even stabbing during a sudden assault, smothering is a very...