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Located in McAllen, Texas and servicing the entire Rio Grande Valley.
We offer courses such as:
- Tactical Combat Causalty Care (NAEMT)
- Law Enforcement First Responder (NAEMT)
- Bleeding Control for the Injured (NAEMT)
- Advanced Medical Life Support (NAEMT)
- Geriatric Emergency Medical Services (NAEMT)
- Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support ( NAEMT)
- Basic Life Support (CPR) (American Heart Association)
- Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Courses (American Heart Association)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (American Heart Association)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support ( American Heart Association)
About our team
Charles Myles is currently a Lieutenant /Paramedic with McAllen Fire and has been with the department since January 2007. Charles proudly represents the department as a member of their Honor Guard, and currently participates in many different specialty groups within the McAllen Fire Department.
In addition, he serves as a Tactical Medic with the Regional SWAT Team here in Hidalgo County, and was recently selected as a Medical Specialist to the Texas Task Force 1/Region 3 Urban Search & Rescue Team.
Charles holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science Technology & Safety and Protection. He is also a Paramedic and EMT Instructor with numerous professional certifications that include Fire Inspector/Investigator, Hazardous Materials, as well as disciplines within police organizations with Basic & Advanced SWAT Operator and as well as Tactical Medic, certifications to name a few. His specialized rescue certifications span across Aircraft, High Angle, Water, Trench and Vehicle Extrication.
In 2005 Charles was presented with the prestigious Life Saving Award from the Grand Prairie, Texas Fire Department for patient care and aid rendered, and more recently was privileged to receive (awarded?) the City of McAllen Firefighter of the Year for 2013.
Ben Martinez currently works as a Paramedic at one of the largest 911 EMS companies in South Texas. He oversees the training, continuing education, protocol development, as well as coordinates several NAEMT programs. He has been a field Paramedic for the last 8 years of his career in busy 911 services, critical transport services, and a flight service.
Ben started off as a field training officer when he recognized the need for additional education in our area. With the Paramedic field changing rapidly Paramedics needed the education and training to move in every direction. After obtaining an instructor certificate in the state of Texas he began his journey on providing education programs to healthcare occupations.