A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast Episode 11: Emergency vehicle operations and the role of simulation in fire and EMS apparatus driver education

EMS Roundtable A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast: Breaking Patients to Save Vehicles!

A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast is RescueDigests’ weekly podcast featuring Rom Duckworth covering everything emergency services, from clinical topics, to leadership issues to why the rookie has to pay for lunch, all from a Fire Medic Perspective.




Fire Engine Cab DriverJoin Rom Duckworth and former firefighter, FDNY Paramedic and Emergency Response expert Robert Raheb as they discuss emergency vehicle operations and the role of simulation in fire and EMS apparatus driver education.


Robert Raheb has been in the EMS field for 31 years.  As a Firefighter in California, he became a paramedic working in NYC for 27 years and a NYS Instructor Coordinator for 21 years.  Introduced to simulation training in 2003, Rob Raheb was bit by the bug and “just got it”.  Realizing the benefits and potential training abilities this high-tech tool held, simulation training has added a new and exciting dimension to his vehicle training program and those benefits were obtained with a 38% reduction in intersection collisions within the first year and a steady decline every year since

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Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder and award-winning educator with more than twenty five years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, public and private emergency services and hospital based healthcare systems. Currently a career Fire Captain / Paramedic and EMS Coordinator Rom is a frequent speaker at national conferences and a regular contributor to research, magazines, and textbooks on topics of field operations, leadership, and education in emergency services. Contact Rom via www.romduck.com