Fire Departments


Grand Prairie Fire Department

Denton Fire Department

Mansfield Fire Department

Desoto Fire Department

Lancaster Fire Department

Sachse Fire Department



Charlton Methodist  Hospital

Our Instructors are all certified Texas EMS Instructors.  Our EMT program is a well established program.  We provide experts lecturers and hands on skills to produce a quality EMT

The Emergency Medical Technician's scope of practice includes basic skills focused on acute management and transportation of critical care and emergent patients. This may occur at the emergent scene until transportation resources arrive, from an emergency scene to a health care facility, between health care facilities, or in the other health care settings.

Description of Profession


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​ends 12/31/17

Elite EMT Academy

Andre Copling FF/EMT-P

 Andre has been in the EMS field for over 17 years. He is currently a Dallas Fire Fighter/Paramedic. The last 4 years he has been the lead instructor for the EMT Program at Methodist Hospital of Dallas. Andre holds a State certification as a Instructor and Paramedic certification. 

Clinical Affiliations

Elite EMT Academy  staff comes from a well established and respected EMS program that delivered excellence in teaching EMS courses for over 30 years in the DFW area.  It was established to continue in the tradition the staff has upheld in the past. The staff has graduated hundreds of bright, ambitious students, leaving a bit of themselves behind when they head off to pursue their career or continue on to a Paramedic Education.

Meet our team

Laura Torrez,LP

EMS Director


Laura Torrez is the EMS Director of Elite EMT Academy. Laura has been in the EMS field for over 19 years. The past 13 years she has been the EMT Coordinator for Methodist Hospital of Dallas. She has graduated over 1,800 EMT Students while at Methodist. Laura currently holds a  State of Texas Coordinator certification and Licensed Paramedic certification.