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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

  • 16 hr
  • From 150 US dollars

Service Description

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.

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