How Bob became an emergency first aid responder


Presenter: Neal
Guest: Bob Holdsworth
Guest Bio: An active paramedic, speaker and consultant, Bob Holdsworth has spent more than 33 years in emergency medicine, including executive leadership positions in the private sector, volunteer positions in both EMS and Fire agencies, and the role of EMS coordinator, where he developed and ran a hospital-based, regional paramedic service. He is the author of WADING INTO CHAOS: Inside the Life of a Paramedic.



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Neal: Hello you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard. Thank you so much for joining us today. The First Responders, those in the healthcare profession, they are the first on the scene. It might be an auto accident; it might be a shooting; it might be a fire – any type of emergency situation that requires immediate action. Our paramedics, the EMS, the First Responders, the EMT maybe they’re interchangeable titles, maybe there are subtle differences. At any rate, our guest in studio today is Bob Holdsworth. He is a paramedic, he is also the author of “Wading Into Chaos: Inside the Life of a Paramedic” and he’s here today to speak with us about some of the day to day activities of the typical paramedic or first responder. How are you doing today Bob?

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