Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) 2-Day Course
Developed by NAEMT’s Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Committee, the TECC program is based on the guidelines from the Committee on Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (Co-TECC) and the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) program. TECC uses lessons learned from our military and applies them to the civilian world of tactical medicine.
This 16-hour course covers topics designed to decrease preventable death in the tactical situation. Topics include: Hemorrhage control; surgical airway control and needle decompression; strategies for treating wounded responders in threatening environments; caring for pediatric patients; and techniques for dragging and carrying victims to safety.
At the core of the TECC program are three distinct phases that have been well-proven by TCCC-trained personnel in the war against terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. The phases are as follows:
- Direct Threat Care
Care that is rendered while under attack or in adverse conditions.
- Indirect Threat Care
Care that is rendered while the threat has been suppressed, but may resurface at any point.
Care that is rendered while the casualty is being evacuated from the incident site.
TECC focuses on the medicine during these phases of care and provides guidelines for managing trauma in the civilian tactical or hazardous environment. While TECC has a tactical slant, it takes an all-hazards approach to providing care outside the normal operating conditions of most EMS agencies, such as responding to a mass casualty or active shooter event.
Order Course Books & Materials (REQUIRED)
This NAEMT course will require ordering a digital or hard copy format of the course book through the following on-line resource before the start of the class. Click link below to purchase digital or hardcopy versions of your required course materials:
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Course Cancellations & Policies
Courses are non-refundable. Students may opt to reschedule a Course one time, with 72 hour notice to Cardiac Concepts LLC, prior to the course.
Any rescheduling, or cancelling of a course, beyond the one time option, will be a forfeiture of all monies paid towards the course. Any student who is a “No Show” the day of their scheduled course, will forfeit all monies paid towards that course.
If the Training Facility of Cardiac Concepts LLC cancels a course, due to low student interest, dangerous weather, or natural disaster, then a full refund will be issued to the student(s).
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the office at 757-285-8338.
IMPORTANT – If you are wanting to register within 48 hours of a listed course date, please call our office at 757-285-8338 to register by phone for availability, instead. If you do register online within 48 hours of a course, we may not be able to accommodate your request.