RescueDigest Podcast Episode 1: Lecture Alternatives, Moulage and the Founders of RescueDigest

RescueDigest Podcast Episode 1

The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.



In this episode, Teaching alternatives to Lecture, Using moulage to stimulate simulations and an interview with the founders of RescueDigest.

More information about research on alternatives to lecture as a teaching tool:

Does Lecture Based Learning Work?

Don’t Lecture Me.

Physicists Seek to Lose the Lecture as a Teaching Tool 

Facilitated Small Group Discussions.

Mind Mapping


Adding in-line links to great online explanations and resources.

EveryDay EMS Tips talks about how to use PowerPoint without letting it kill your class.

More Information on using moulage in emergency services education:

Printable Moulage Recipes

The RescueDigest Step by Step Tips&Tricks Video Podcast on Moulage. 5 Tips in 5 Minutes!


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RescueDigest Step-by-Step Tips&Tricks Video Podcast on YouTube


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About romduck

Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder, author, and educator with more than thirty years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, hospital healthcare systems, and private emergency medical services. Rom is a career fire captain and paramedic EMS Coordinator for the Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department and director of the New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine. Rom holds a master’s degree in public administration, is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer program, and is the recipient of the NAEMT Presidential Award, American Red Cross Hero Award, Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Hero Award, and the EMS 10 Innovators Award. Rom is the author of "Duckworth on Education," as well as chapters in more than a dozen EMS, fire, rescue, and medical textbooks and over 100 published articles in fire and EMS magazines. A member of the NAEMT Board of Directors, as well as other national and international advocacy and advisory boards, Rom continues to work for the advancement of emergency services professions. Contact Rom via