TCCC – (TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE)
January 27 @ 8:00 am - January 28 @ 5:00 pm395$
The Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Course is a 16 hr course that introduces evidence-based, life-saving techniques and strategies for providing the best trauma care on the battlefield. NAEMT conducts TCCC courses under the auspices of it’s PHTLS program, the recognized world leader in prehospital trauma education. NAEMT’s TCCC courses use the PHTLS Military textbook and are fully compliant with the Department of Defense’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines. It is the only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons.
Topics covered are designed to decrease preventable death in the tactical situation. Topics are: 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.
***Students need to register on the NAEMT Website at: http://www.naemt.org/education/CourseDirectory.aspx*** Purchase of PHTLS TEXT, 8th Edition is recommended