"Excellent illustration and commentary of a difficult subject. The political rhetoric on both sides will sway some, and leave others with a bad opinion of the politicians, the firefighters or both. The key point that we need to stay focused on…"
"What was the CDC trying to accomplish?
Raise awareness within the general public of the need for emergency preparedness? It was likely to do that.
Motivate the populace to create or update a family emergency preparedness kit? I believe…"
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A dedicated emergency responder and award-winning educator Rom Duckworth has more than twenty years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, public and private emergency services and hospital based healthcare systems. Rom is a frequent speaker at national conferences and a regular contributor to research programs, magazines, textbooks and new media on the topics of leadership, education and career development in emergency services.
Founder of the New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine, Rom is currently a career Fire Lieutenant / Paramedic and EMS Coordinator. Using his background in local, regional and national emergency response to bring his classes to life. Rom's energetic style blends humor, hands-on experience and the latest research for programs you won't soon forget.
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