Training. Planning. Mitigation.

Our focus

Emergency Planning & Security Strategies
Law Enforcement Classes

Specialty Training for Public Safety Professionals

Fire & EMS Classes

Rescue Task Force training pairs EMS with law enforcement to start treating victims sooner

Civilian Classes

We offer an array of classes from Basic First Aid to Active Shooter Prevention

Classes for Business, Industry, & Schools

Is your staff prepared to safely respond and save lives? Can they manage someone’s airway? Can they stop the bleeding?

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss

Meet Our Team

Joe Elkin
Joe Elkin
Chief Operating Officer
Joe is an instructor in Basic First Aid, Tactical First Aid, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, & International Trauma. Joe holds certifications in Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response for Active Shooter, as well as multiple certifications from FEMA & Homeland Security on Active Shooter Response
Phil Ditto
Phil Ditto
Chief Administrative Officer
Phil has training in Emergency Management, EMS Operations for Weapons of Mass Destruction, Radiological Emergency Management, & Emergency Response to Terrorism. Phil is a nationally registered Critical Care Paramedic, certified in TX, MN, and WI. Phil has been teaching as an adjunct instructor for the past 10 years
Brendan McCriskin, MD
Brendan McCriskin, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Brendan McCriskin graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Serving as a MEDEVAC flight surgeon, Dr. McCriskin served with distinction in Operation Enduring Freedom. He volunteers his time to Guardian Medical as our CMO because of his belief in our mission.
Adrienne Hussey
Adrienne Hussey
Director of Marketing
Kurt Schultz
Kurt Schultz
Instructor
Kurt Schultz is an American badass and classically trained musician who was born at a very young age. Kurt is a Gemini, who likes long walks on the beach and his favorite color is clear. Kurt’s preferred pronoun is ‘your majesty. He has taught several classes for Guardian Medical but refuses to provide us a bio so we made one
Brian Nolde
Brian Nolde
Instructor
Brian enlisted in the US. Army Reserves as a Combat Medic. After a yearlong tour overseas, Brian returned home to his job as a Paramedic. In 2013 Brian again deployed to Afghanistan with Engineers. After 6 months overseas he was able to return home & continue his career in EMS
Kate Bartz
Kate Bartz
Instructor
Kate is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, US Army 68W, and Critical Care endorsed paramedic in the State of Wisconsin. Kate currently works for Lakes Region EMS and Ellsworth Ambulance, and is in the 397th Engineer Battalion HHC in Eau Claire WI.
Nathan Whorton
Nathan Whorton
Instructor
Mr. Whorton has over 16 years of combined experience in emergency, critical care, and tactical medicine. With 12 years of military service in 3 separate branches, 3 years as a private security contractor, and 16 years as a Nationally Registered Paramedic he has operated in a diverse range of environments.
Chris Kruse
Chris Kruse
Instructor
Chris initially became an EMT-Paramedic, applying his expertise to others when it was most needed as both a ground and flight medic. His understanding of the life-saving potential of helicopter EMS led him to join the US Army, where he became an honor graduate in warrant officer helicopter flight training.
TJ Hayer
TJ Hayer
Instructor
TJ started working in San Joaquin County, CA where he became a Nationally Registered Paramedic. In 2010 he enlisted in the US Army as a combat medic and deployed as a flight medic with the first Reserve MEDEVAC unit to deploy overseas since the first Gulf War. TJ has also been mobilized to support a Homeland Security missions stateside.

A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States

Active Shooter Location Categories
What if? What then?

The FBI identified 160 active shooter incidents, noting they occurred in small and large towns, in urban and rural areas, and in 40 of 50 states and the District of Columbia. Though incidents occurred primarily in commerce and educational environments (70.0%), they also occurred on city streets, on military and other government properties, and in private residences, health care facilities, and houses of worship. The shooters victimized young and old, male and female, family members, and people of all races, cultures, and religions.

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