Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
TECC is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, and other prehospital providers. TECC is CAPCE accredited 16 hrs.
TECC teaches EMS practitioners and other prehospital providers how to respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment. It is designed to decrease preventable deaths in a tactical situation. Is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by the NREMT
The course presents the three phases of tactical care:
▪ Direct Threat Care that is rendered while under attack or in adverse conditions.
▪ Indirect Threat Care that is rendered while the threat has been suppressed but may resurface at any point.
▪ Evacuation Care that is rendered while the casualty is being evacuated from the incident site.
NAEMT’s TECC course is Endorsed by the American College of Surgeons, meets the guidelines established by the Committee on TECC and the updated National Tactical Emergency Medical Support Competency Domains.
16 hours of CAPCE credit