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NAEMT Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Event Type: Continuing Education Wide Logo
Event Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 8:00pm - Friday, February 22, 2013 - 8:00pm
Event Location: TX
Address: Strategic Skills Training Institute
816 Camaron Suite 1.10
San Antonio , TX, US
Event Cost: 350.00
Event Desc:

Prerequisites Students must have a current DSHS ECA certification or higher. Description The TCCC course is the military counterpart to the PHTLS course. It is designed for military medics, corpsmen, and pararescuemen who are preparing to deploy in support of combat operations. Casualty care on the battlefield must be the best possible combination of good medicine and good small-unit tactics. The specifics of casualty care in the tactical setting will depend on the tactical situation, the injuries sustained by the casualty, the knowledge and skills of the first responder, and the medical equipment at hand. In contrast to a hospital Emergency Department setting where the patient IS the mission, on the battlefield, care of casualties sustained is only PART of the mission. TCCC recognizes this fact and structures its guidelines to accomplish three primary goals: 1. Treat the casualty 2. Prevent additional casualties 3. Complete the mission The TCCC program was developed to customize the principles of good trauma care for successful use on the battlefield. The need for a standing committee to ensure that the TCCC guidelines are updated as necessary to reflect both new advances in prehospital medicine and battlefield experience with TCCC was identified in the original 1996 TCCC paper. The CoTCCC was established in 2001 and is now part of the Defense Health Board. The TCCC guidelines are published every 4 years in the Prehospital Trauma Life Support manual. It has been recognized that TCCC guidelines and curriculum will need to change more often than the 4-year cycle of the PHTLS textbook publication. NAEMT will include the updated TCCC guidelines and curriculum on its website as they are approved as a way to help get this new information out to the combat medical personnel in the military who need it. Topics Topics covered in the course include: • Care Under Fire • Tactical Field Care • Advanced patient assessment Audience ECAs, Emergency First Responders, EMT-B, EMT-Advanced, EMT-P, Nurses, PAs, Doctors Other Information EMS Training Refund Policy • The Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) class tuition fees include a nonrefundable deposit of $25.00. • All cancellation / refund requests must be made in writing prior to the first day of class. Cancellation / refund requests can be made in the form of email, fax or mailed letter. • Cancellation / refund requests made prior to the first day of class will receive a refund of the class tuition less the deposit. • Withdrawals made on or after the first day of class will forfeit the class tuition. • Should SSTI be forced to cancel a class, you will receive a refund equal to the amount of any tuition paid, including the deposit. SSTI 1800 883 8599 Price Tuition is 350.00

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