Managing Partner, Program Director
In addition to teaching many of our classes and serving as Program Director, Patrick also is one of our two principal and founding partners and is constantly monitoring our teaching staff to ensure the consistent delivery of high quality instruction. Patrick’s areas of expertise fall in the creation, provision, and administration of EMS education and continuing education programs. Patrick is deeply involved in the development of EMS educational programs within both the public and private sectors, and currently serves as member of the Training and Education Subcommittee for the Orange County EMS Agency.
Patrick entered the EMS industry in 2000 beginning his career as an EMT working for a local 911 ambulance service. During the next few years of his career he promoted through almost every operations position available and became Operations Manager. Meanwhile, Patrick also attended several NEMSI (National Emergency Medical Services Instructor) courses earning the NEMSI Instructor level 1 and 2 certifications allowing him to act as a Program Director for EMS education courses on a national level. To further his education in the provision of EMS instruction, he also earned the State Fire Marshall Master Instructor certificate as well as DOT (Department of Transportation) EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) Instructor certificate. He also currently holds the designation as Strike Team Leader with certification at all levels of ICS (Incident Command System) and can provide instruction and leadership for FEMA Strike Team deployments.
Patrick has had direct oversight of the development of several public and private EMT education programs and currently administers our educational oversight at RTC. Through Patrick’s direction, RTC currently holds status as a California State Continuing Education Provider (CEU# 30-135), American Heart Association (AHA) Training Site, as well as certification as a Training Center for courses provided through the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI).