Project Description

Tactical Combat Casualty Care

This one-day course is designed to instruct students how to respond to and care for patients in a tactical or hostile environment. Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) has one purpose: Decrease Preventable Combat Death at the point of wounding. Upon completion of the course, student will be prepared to deal with live-threatening emergencies using very little gear in an extreme environment.

  • Rapid Patient Assessment

  • Trauma care approach to Active Shooters

  • Mass Casualty trauma care

  • Effectively stopping massive bleeding

  • Gunshot wound characteristics and treatment

  • Hemostatic Agents (Combat Gauze, Celox)

  • Use of Tourniquets (CAT, SOF-T, or other CoTCCC approved tourniquets)

  • Proper direct pressure

  • Compression bandages, including improvised

  • Tactical Priorities – When to treat, when to escape, when to fight

  • Airway Management & emergency airways

  • Chest Seals (What works, what doesn’t straight from the field)

  • Self-care

  • Trauma Kit development

  • Blast injuries

  • Medical Evacuation considerations

Students must have a valid government issued I.D. and be at least 18 years old.

  • Note taking material

  • Clothing that can be damaged or ruined

  • Complete Medical Kit

Scheduled Classes