Civilian TACMED | Basic Trauma Medicine
Emergency Trauma Medical Basic is a 1 day (8 hour) course that covers immediate life saving steps (Tactical Emergency Casualty Care) focused on a civilian audience. The focus of the basic course is to teach the lifesaving steps that first responders, Hunters, outdoor professional, Teachers, Students or any other civilian who wants to protect their family, or others in a traumatic event such as an active shooter scenario. The course teaches how to treat massive hemorrhage, breathing/airway control, casualty evacuation, triage, pediatric care and more. The class focuses the three core phases of TECC: “Care Under Fire”, “Tactical Field Care” and “Tactical Evacuation”
This class not only teaches individual medical tasks and use of a personal aid kit, but gives tools to bring back to their family, school, or agency to develop and refine immediate lifesaving procedures. The basic course DOES NOT include live fire weapon training, force on force munitions or other simulated weapon scenarios, but you will be instructed how to treat while under fire to simulate active shooter scenarios, or other traumatic events.
An option with registration is a high quality individual aid kit (IFAK) worth approximately $130 that you will be trained on and is yours to keep. Please contact us if you wish to purchase an IFAK. If you bring your own aid kit it should have the following items; (you will not use your own medical supplies for training, we will supply them for you to use)
· Tourniquet (SOF-T, CAT or similar)
· Occlusive chest seals x 2 (fox, halo, etc.)
· compression bandages (Israeli, OLAES or similar)
· compressed gauze (z-pak etc.)
· nitrile gloves
· medical tape
· face shield
· medical sheers
TIII’s medical instructor is a current Physician’s Assistant with extensive real world experience as an Army Combat Medic, Army Special Operations Deputy Surgeon, resident Physician’s Assistant in a Lincoln trauma center, and many years teaching Tactical Combat Casualty Care.
If you or your Agency is interested in this course, please contact us at 402-304-1869 or 402-440-9577. There a limit of 12 students per class, so please try and register as soon as possible so we can purchase IFAK’s for all students if desired. We look forward to training with you!