"My name is Yonnatan Calderón, I live in Guerrero, Mexico I am a TECC instructor. As a child, I always liked to play at what time the soldier was and what did he provide first aid."
Yonnatan Calderón grew up in Guerrero, Mexico surrounded by security issues. As a curious child, he was fascinated by soldiers and emergency responders, always watching them closely to see how they provided first aid. Little did he know that this childhood curiosity would shape his destiny and lead him on a remarkable journey.
2.Become a prehospital care operator
"My decision to be a pre-hospital operator was due to the fact that, as a result of a violent event, I had to have the need to know what to do in the event of such an event, since on that afternoon in October 2018, on my return home, I was attacked by unknown personnel with a firearm. Fire and when repelling the aggression, I realized that a person was injured, and with my minimal knowledge at that time, he gave me the guidelines to be able to attend to him, and from there arose the need to improve day by day in matters of security and prehospital care since it is an obligation that someone who is in the security field must complete their training.
After an attack and not knowing what to do in front of the injured and it was my decision to be a medical operator."
Yonnatan's life took a dramatic turn when he found himself caught in the midst of a violent attack, feeling helpless and unsure of how to assist the wounded. This pivotal moment ignited a fire within him to become a medical operator, someone who could provide crucial pre-hospital care in such critical situations. In October 2018, Yonnatan witnessed a violent attack where a bystander was injured. Though he tried to help, Yonnatan lacked the medical skills to properly respond in such a situation. This traumatic experience spurred his decision to become a prehospital care operator so he could save lives during emergencies. Yonnatan studied emergency medicine in Mexico and abroad, earning certifications as a civil and tactical prehospital care provider.
"This part of my life is when I worked as a bodyguard for a public official assigned to the president's security at different events and areas of the Mexican state."
"I have studied in Mexico and abroad as a provider of civil and tactical pre-hospital care and at the same time I have a recognized educational center C-TECC."
Driven by this experience, Yonnatan embarked on a path of learning and growth. He studied extensively in Mexico and abroad, becoming a proficient provider of both civil and tactical pre-hospital care. Additionally, he established the renowned educational center, C-TECC, a beacon of excellence in training emergency medical service (EMS) and law enforcement officers (LEO) in Mexico. Yonnatan's dedication to empowering these professionals to deliver effective pre-hospital care has significantly improved patient outcomes and saved countless lives.
3.TECC and Rhino Rescue
"My experience with Rhino Rescue was first of all interested in knowing the quality of the tourniquets. The first Ifak I bought was in June 2022 and I was convinced of the quality that it has. From there, in Medical Backpacks, I have tourniquets and different supplies. Similarly, the brand in my new courses implements that the general population and in the field of security and emergency care are aware of the quality of all the materials offered by the brand."
Throughout his journey, Yonnatan discovered Rhino Rescue, a brand committed to providing top-quality medical equipment. Intrigued by their offerings, he delved deeper into their products and purchased his first Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK) in June 2022. The exceptional quality and reliability of Rhino Rescue's equipment convinced Yonnatan to incorporate their supplies into his TECC courses. Through Rhino Rescue's support, he was able to equip operators with superior IFAKs, ensuring they had the necessary tools for successful operations.
"In a recent violent event, a person was injured but thanks to a tourniquet and a pair of chest seals, the patient received proper treatment to get home."
One particular incident stands out vividly in Yonnatan's memory. In a recent violent event, a gunshot victim was in desperate need of immediate attention. Thanks to Yonnatan's expertise and the presence of a Rhino Rescue tourniquet and chest seals, the injured individual received prompt and proper treatment, ultimately making it home safely. Although Yonnatan couldn't capture photos of the incident, the grateful patient shared their gratitude, emphasizing how Rhino Rescue's equipment played a crucial role in their survival.
4.Creating the world
"Endowments of skills and practice to the EMS and LEO in Mexico and they know how to provide pre-hospital care and improve the patient's outlook."
Today, Yonnatan continues his noble mission of training TECC suppliers across Mexico. His tireless efforts, combined with the invaluable support of Rhino Rescue, ensure that operators are equipped with superior IFAKs, ready to face any challenging situation. Yonnatan's journey, driven by a childhood fascination and fueled by a desire to make a difference, serves as an inspiration to all who aspire to provide lifesaving care.
"With my brand prehospital care, Tacticas is a center that trains operators in tactical medicine so that public order officers and emergency response bodies know what to do in the event of a violent event or any type of incident where rapid and immediate intervention is necessary. accurate as indicated in the C-TECC guidelines."
Yonnatan's childhood interest sparked a lifelong passion for empowering others to save lives. After facing his own powerlessness during an emergency, he vowed to become a conduit for change. Yonnatan spread his message through C-TECC, Tactics, and social media, preparing citizens and professionals alike to take action when it matters most. By supporting brands designing cutting-edge medical gear, Yonnatan gives people the tools to change outcomes and second chances at survival. Little by little, he is creating the world he once wished for as a wondering child.
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