DescriptionIn the civilian tactical environment, seconds count. TECC: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Second Edition trains EMS practitioners of all levels how to safely respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment, including active shootings. This program is designed to decrease preventable deaths in the field. Developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and endorsed by the American College of Surgeons, TECC: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Second Edition reflects current, medical knowledge and practice, and also promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. The content in the updated TECC course meets the current Tactical Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) Competency Domains and is consistent with the Committee on Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (Co-TECC) guidelines.
The second edition of the TECC course features:
- The new course manual, which reinforces and clarifies key concepts from the course; features an engaging, interactive design; and is written so you feel like you are participating in a conversation, versus listening to a lecture.
- Lessons covering each component of the MARCH assessment, immediate action drills for tourniquet application. Pediatric casualty care discussions, and also all-new patient simulations, including a final mass-casualty, active shooter event simulation.
- The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) nomenclature of Hot, Warm, and also Cold Zones has been integrated with tactical nomenclature of Direct Threat, Indirect Threat, and Evacuation Phases.
Dynamic Technology SolutionsWorld-class content joins instructionally sound design in a user-friendly online interface to give instructors and participants. A truly interactive and engaging learning experience with an eBook. Students who successfully complete the TECC course will earn 16 hours of CAPCE-approved credit.
About the AuthorFormed in 1975 and more than 32,000 members strong, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the nation’s only organization solely dedicated to representing the professional interests of all EMS practitioners, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, and other professionals working in prehospital emergency medicine. NAEMT members work in all sectors of EMS, including government service agencies, fire departments, hospital-based ambulance services, private companies, industrial and special operations settings, and in the military. NAEMT represents all EMS practitioners in promoting:
- Greater understanding and appreciation by government agencies at the local, state, and national levels of the role. That EMS plays in our nation’s health care, public safety, and also disaster response systems.
- Pay and benefits that reflect their professional training, responsibilities, and also dedication.
- Leadership at the federal level that fosters and also supports the delivery of quality EMS nationwide.
- Adequate and sustainable funding for EMS in all locations.
- Public policy that supports EMS practitioners and the patients they serve.