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One for the Road With Steve Whitehead

Now playing on EMS1 – One for the Road, featuring Steve Whitehead and sponsored by Hartwell Medical. Whether it’s street-smart tips on what to carry in your cargo pocket, or what to do when you make a mistake in the field, this twice-monthly series is a great way to brush up on the essentials all medics need to know. Watch One for the Road.

Steve Whitehead, NRP, is a firefighter/paramedic and EMS instructor with the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority in Lone Tree, Colorado; and creator of the blog, The EMT Spot.

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