Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
- 16 hr16 hours
- William Street
Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) course teaches EMS practitioners and other prehospital providers how to respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment. The course presents the three phases of tactical care and integrates parallel EMS nomenclature: -Hot Zone/Direct Threat Care that is rendered while under attack or in adverse conditions. -Warm Zone/Indirect Threat Care that is rendered while the threat has been suppressed but may resurface at any point. -Cold Zone/Evacuation Care that is rendered while the casualty is being evacuated from the incident site. The 16-hour classroom course includes all new patient simulations and covers the following topics: -Hemorrhage control including immediate action drills for tourniquet application throughout the course; -Complete coverage of the MARCH assessment; -Surgical airway control and needle decompression; -Strategies for treating wounded responders in threatening environments; -Caring for pediatric patients; -Techniques for dragging and carrying victims to safety; and -A final, mass-casualty/active shooter event simulation.
510 William Street, Fredericksburg, VA, USA