Full list of Steve Whitehead results
Remember 2 Things: Become a better compressor–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things, Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of high-quality, uninterrupted chest compressions, and two things providers should remember when administering them to cardiac arrest patients.
Remember 2 Things: EVOC – train crossings–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things, Steve Whitehead delivers two important truths about dealing with uncontrolled train crossings in emergency vehicles. How should you handle these situations? Find out on this episode of Remember 2 Things.
Remember 2 Things: Radio Communications on repeaters–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things, Steve Whitehead addresses two common issues with using repeated channels.
Remember 2 Things: Improving Patient Hand-off Reports–
A recent study followed patients from the initial call through handoff at the hospital and beyond, looking for gaps in care. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses how EMS providers can provide a full picture to hospital staff of their actions in the field by not making assumptions and elaborating as much as necessary.
Remember 2 Things: Understanding Closed Loop Radio Communications–
In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of using closed-loop radio communications. This type of communication ensures that both parties are participating in active listening, decreasing the chance of miscommunication by requiring every response to include pertinent information.
Combative patients: Don't be the 'calm down guy'–
Regardless of how good your intentions are, yelling "Calm Down!" in someone's ear never, ever helps
6 ways to defend yourself against verbal abuse– 1
A verbal attack can be personal; here's how to deflect the blow
Rescue task forces and the scene safety dilemma– 1
It's time that we all get real and accept the uncomfortable truth that scene safety is and always has been a myth
Narcan, addicts and the cult of public shaming–
Our rush to public shaming might reveal our own fear of occasional shocking indifference towards the people we are entrusted to treat
Master your downtime for long-term EMS career success–
The decisions we make between calls might be just as critical, in the long run, as the treatment decisions we make during calls
Surprise your patients with kindness to make a difference–
When we offer our service in an unexpected way magic happens
6 questions medics should ask on every auto accident scene–
The arrival of EMS is the moment when a motor vehicle collision incident shifts from chaos to order
Burn the fake EMS policy manual–
The unwritten rules of an EMS agency don't get written down because they are stupid — and no one is willing to take credit
EMS Quality Assurance: 7 tips for a panic-free QA review–
Learning from my errors, however uncomfortable, is an essential part of my continuous improvement as a paramedic
5 reasons you should NOT become an EMT– 6
Find out if you are on the road to a successful EMS career or on a short trip to burnout
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