Leadership & Management
From motivation and morale building, from situational awareness and social media management, from critical thinking to career development, Rom Duckworth’s leadership and management programs cover these and other emerging topics to provide today’s leaders in emergency services with the inspiration and insight they need to face today’s challenges.
Rom Duckworth: Recipient of EMS 10 Innovator Award
EMS 10 Innovator Awards 2019 An award-winning EMS educator, fire captain and EMS coordinator, Captain Rommie L. Duckworth, BS, LP, of the Ridgefield (Conn.) Fire Department, is acutely aware of the lifesaving difference first responders can make when they’re aware of sepsis. With this unique insight, he worked closely with the Sepsis Alliance to create Sepsis: First Response, a free online training module to improve awareness and understanding of sepsis among EMS providers nationwide. In addition to the 60-minute training program, Duckworth...read more
Ben Franklin: Founding Father, Firefighter, and… EMS Educator?
Ben Franklin has long been associated with the founding of the American fire service. What many people do not realize is that his interest in building and protect strong communities has left us with many lessons to inspire and guide fire, rescue, and EMS leaders in the twenty-first century. His wisdom is as applicable to emergency responders today as it was to is hard-working readers of the eighteenth century. While it is unlikely that Franklin ever taught bloodborne pathogen lessons, he often gave advice that you might hear in any modern...read more
New and Improved
If your uniform says something about you when you’re at work, and I think it does, then I believe that one’s presence on the Internet should be equally clean, neat, and professional. And so I hope you enjoy the Internet “Class A’s” that we have here and that you find them useful.read more
Fire Rescue International 2014
Fire Rescue International 2014 will be my fourth year presenting with the Company Officer Leaderships Symposium and I’m proud to be participating once again.read more