Steve Whitehead, NREMT-P

Steve Whitehead, NREMT-P

Steve Whitehead, NREMT-P, is a firefighter/paramedic with the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority in Colorado. He is a primary instructor for South Metro's EMT program and a lifelong student of emergency medicine. Reach him through his blog at www.theemtspot.com.

Early recognition of sepsis allows more effective treatment
Four non-traditional career paths for EMS professionals seeking challenges
Words can be powerful tools when it comes to building rapport between EMS providers and patients
It's easier to address the question of what to do when bad EMTs and paramedics make mistakes than to consider the far more complex reality that good EMTs and paramedics make mistakes as well.
I’ll never forget his name. John. I’ll never forget the way he carried himself as he shuffled up to our ambulance in a proud posture that hid his 94 years.