RescueDigest Resources: Top Tips for Educators

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.

“You need to speak to educate, but you also need to remember that 'talking isn't teaching'!"

It is a tremendous challenge to deliver quality emergency services education. The hurdles that have to be overcome by program directors and individual educators to meet objectives and help students achieve competencies can be discouraging at best. That’s why we have to stick together. Here is a treasure-trove of top-tips for educators.

How you can use these resources: RescueDigest curates great research and resources during the development of our articles and educational programs. Since our mission is to “Help You Help Others” we present the best of these resources for you to explore, share and use in your own agency. these resources for social media and mobile technology use by emergency services are no means comprehensive. we’re providing them here for you as a jumping off point.

Rommie Duckworth’s Educators’ Column at EMS World

Rommie Duckworth’s Column at

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New England Center for Rescue & Emergency Medicine’s Own Programs:


About romduck

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