I-TIC Course (Introduction to Trauma Injury Care)
Introduction to Traumatic Injury Care (I-TIC) is a four hour class that will introduce class participants to bleeding control of life threatening Injuries from gunshot wounds, vehicle accidents, workplace injuries and more. This class will teach the skills necessary to stabilize trauma victims until advanced medical care is accessible. Students will learn what an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) is and how its contents are utilized to save lives when seconds count.
TECC Basic (Tactical Emergency Casualty Care)
NAEMT's Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) teaches EMS practitioners, police, and other prehospital providers how to respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment. It is designed to decrease preventable deaths in a tactical situation. The course presents the three phases of tactical care:
- Direct Threat Care that is rendered while under attack or in adverse conditions.
- Indirect Threat 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.
- 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.