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TACTICAL EMERGENCY CASUALTY CARE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT


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Length: 4 Days (32 Hours)

Designed For: Law Enforcement Officers

Prerequisites: None.

Description: The training focuses on building each officer's tactical medical skills through classroom presentation, skill demonstrations, hands-on skill practice, field exercises, and direct instructor feedback. By incorporating the principles of the Tactical Medical (TACMED) course and applicable medical skills, civilian law enforcement officers will greatly enhance their ability to save lives.

Course Objectives:

Direct Threat Care – Hot Zone

  • Mitigate the threat
  • Move the wounded to cover or an area of relative safety
  • Perform various rescue and patient movement techniques
  • Manage massive hemorrhage
  • Proper rapid positional airway management

Indirect Threat Care – Warm Zone

  • MARCHE Treatment Algorithm
  • Massive Hemorrhage
  • Airway
  • Respirations
  • Circulation
  • Hypothermia & Head Injuries
  • Everything else

Evacuation Care – Cold Zone

  • The injured are being moved to higher care or a treatment facility
  • Reassessments and continued hypothermia management

Taught by certified members of the Counterdrug Program