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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care for First Responders: GWU (PER-356)

  • Cape May County, NJ (map)

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office will be hosting a one-day training program titled: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care for First Responders (PER-356). The School of Medicine & Health Sciences at The George Washington University, a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will deliver the course.

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

This course is designed to teach first responders information and skills they need to help themselves and others survive an active shooting/active killing incident. Objectives in class include: Identify strategies for surviving disaster situations and improving life outcomes, Evaluate the environment in order to prioritize actions within the TECC phases of care, Analyze characteristics of a Direct Threat or Indirect Threat scenario, Describe aggressive hemorrhage control measures for severe bleeding to sustain life and prevent death, Apply appropriate tourniquet to support injured survivors, Apply positioning principles to support injured survivors, Demonstrate proper airway management techniques, Implement appropriate evacuation and reporting techniques when dealing with public safety officials, Apply strategies that can reduce psychological impact for First Care Providers.

This course is for all members of the public safety community. Five continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians who complete the course.


If you have any questions regarding this training, please email Michael Urbanski at