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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care TECC

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. Evacuation: 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.


Upcoming Class Listing

Listed below are the currently scheduled Tactical Emergency Casualty Care TECC courses.

TECC Fall 2017

Campus: 201 Oak St., Pembroke, MA
First Class: November 4, 2017
Registration Deadline:
Meeting Days:

NOVEMBER CLASS

11/4 AND 11/5

Time: 0830- 1630

Cost: $275.00

Lunch is included.. *The costs associated with this course are substantial and must be met by the sponsor in advance. Registration for this course is considered final. There is no refund for tuition once the registration process is completed. TO REGISTER - CLICK ON THE “REGISTER ONLINE” link.

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Class Schedules

Upcoming Class Listing

NCCR Paramedic Core Competency Oct. 2017
Date: October 23, 2017

Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Courses Announced
Date: October 26, 2017

TECC Fall 2017
Date: November 4, 2017

Winter 2018 Paramedic Day Course
Date: January 9, 2018

Winter 2018 Paramedic Evening Course
Date: January 15, 2018

NCCR Paramedic Core Competency Jan. 2018
Date: January 16, 2018

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