Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
The TECC (Tactical Emergency Casualty Care) program is based on the more commonly known TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) program utilized by all of America’s warfighting clinicians. This 16 hour program focuses on the skill necessary to preserve life in order to move the casualty to higher echelons of care. The Bad Day Industries TECC course utilizes the NAEMT program, follows the latest C-TECC guidelines, and is based firmly on good operational practice. BDI believes that we must acknowledge the human elements of response to critical events, no matter if they are violent in nature or not. By not only recognizing the human effects of stress, fatigue, and sensory overload – our team of Operational Medical Educators are able to help prepare responders to provide good medicine in bad situations. One of the things we believe is that as EMS clinicians it is our job to modify our patient’s physiology, it is just as much our job to be able to manage our own physiology & psychology. This means being able to perform effectively under stress.
Some of the skills our students will master during the course:
- Hemorrhage control using limb tourniquets, pressure dressings, and wound packing – all under simulated stress.
- Airway management, as appropriate for the austere scenarios.
- Casualty Movement
- Decision making under pressure.
- Selection, set up, and development of Casualty Collection Point.
Students will walk away from this program confident in their ability to respond to a critical incident in their area of responsibly. Our team customizes each program to fit the needs of the specific cohort of students. All levels of EMS provider are welcome to attend this program. We often have members of law enforcement or other non-medically trained personnel attend these classes as well.