Sean’s personal values statement is simply to “Put Care back in Career”. With 20 plus years in paramedicine, Sean has come to value integrity, kindness, and compassion. The evolution of paramedicine is happening so fast that it is challenging to remain on top of all that is going on however, caring for people and families in our communities remains at the root of this evolution and also Sean’s motivation to continue the paramedic evolution.
Sean has a diverse experiential background including working as a critical care flight paramedic on fixed wing, rotor wing and critical care land transport machines. Sean’s interest in research began while in the position of Education Coordinator for a paramedic regulatory body in Eastern Ontario. Alongside completing his Bachelor of Applied Business in Emergency Services, Sean spent three years as the deputy chief of a rural paramedic service; he managed quality assurance and education.
After returning to Nova Scotia in 2016, he worked both as a critical care paramedic in the QEII emergency department and as a skills educator for Dalhousie University. In March of 2021, Sean completed a three-year term with the College of Paramedics Nova Scotia as the first elected council member. Sean is a licensed critical care paramedic with the College of Paramedics Nova Scotia, and a recipient of the Governor General Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Award.
Sean received his Master of Education at ST FX University (with a concentration in Adult Education and Health) and is keen to maintain many national and international connections as he explores the work of the paramedic specialist working in the emergency department. Before moving to the Learning Institute as faculty for the Critical Care Paramedic Program, Sean was the paramedic educator for Nova Scotia Health. Sean holds the rank of Nidan in karate and enjoys spending time with his family at their home along the south shores of Nova Scotia!
902-237-9571 | Sean.Teed@nshealth.ca