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Rommie L. Duckworth, LP

Rommie L. Duckworth, LP, is a dedicated emergency responder and award-winning educator with more than 25 years working in career and volunteer fire departments, hospital healthcare systems, and public and private emergency medical services. He is currently a career fire captain and paramedic EMS coordinator. The founder and executive director of the New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine, Rom is an emergency services advocate, author and frequent speaker at conferences around the world. Contact him via RescueDigest.com.

Rommie L. Duckworth
“I can’t wait for this test to be over so I can forget everything!” Maybe you’ve heard this in your classroom. Maybe you’ve even thought it yourself. Still, it can be frustrating for EMS educators…
If you’re in search of a tool that can be used for more effective employee feedback, better debriefing from real and simulated patient encounters, and individual and organizational performance…
“Learning should not be confined to the classroom.” While most EMS educators would agree with this statement, it can be difficult to figure out how to take advantage of learning opportunities that…
To improve cardiac resuscitation outcomes, the American Heart Association’s resuscitation education science recommendations include the use of feedback in healthcare education programs. While the AHA…
“Is this on the test?” Whatever you’re teaching, this is the one thing every student wants to know. It can be frustrating to hear this question over and over, but students are likely asking because…
If you’re looking to help students improve performance beyond the end of the class, then spaced learning may be right for you. An evidence-based education technique, spaced learning is very different…
It would be unreasonable to demand every EMS student get 100% on every exam or be kicked out of their program. If a prehospital provider forgets to ask when the patient last ate or leaves the bandage…
Agree or disagree with the American Heart Association’s recommendations for what medications to use when or how many compressions for each ventilation, the latest AHA scientific statement, “…
Todo trabajador de la salud lo hará por cada uno de sus pacientes al menos una vez. Para los pacientes, esto sucederá muchas veces durante el curso de su atención. Se ha identificado como un punto…
Evidence-based medicine helps clinicians deliver the treatments most likely to improve patient outcomes. Evidence-based education methods work in virtually the same way, helping improve student…
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