Director of Training
Ryan Wyatt, FP-C, TP-C, is a Talon Tactical Medicine Instructor of Tactics and Medicine. Mr. Wyatt has been a paramedic since 1991. He started his career in the United States Navy as a Corpsman and became a Leading Petty Officer of the Emergency Department in Yokosuka, Japan. Ryan furthered his medical foundation by running multiple pediatric primary care offices in Scottsdale, AZ. Upon his move to Tucson, AZ in 2006 he began working at University Medical Center (now Banner Tucson Campus) as a paramedic in the Emergency Department, began his career as a flight paramedic shortly thereafter, and served as a paramedic clinical instructor at Pima Community College. He started the Ultrasound IV program at Banner Tucson Campus ED and trains paramedics, nurses, and physicians in the use of ultrasound for intravenous catheter placement. Ryan now also works in the ED at the VA and has started and Ultrasound IV team there as well. Mr. Wyatt served over four and a half years in Baghdad, Iraq as a High Threat Protection Medic and Medic Team Lead for the Littlebird (MD-530) program, and was the Assistant Country Medical Manager for the Medevac mission as a private contractor. While in Iraq, he operated as an advanced paramedic in a combat zone, combining both tactics and medicine while providing security for the Department of State. Ryan also ran a walk-in clinic, educated the U.S. Embassy Heath Unit in Emergency Medicine, and trained many paramedics in Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) while in Iraq.