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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) for Fire/EMS: GWU (PER-358)

  • 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 (TECC) for Fire/EMS (PER-358). 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.

DESCRIPTION:
This course examines and addresses the unique and challenging requirements of administering point of wounding medical care by Fire/Rescue/EMS personnel to patients during a high-threat event. Fire/Rescue/EMS providers will learn to distinguish between life-saving and secondary interventions, and when they should be applied based on the prevailing threat to responders and patients.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
This course is for all members of the fire & EMS community. Five continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians who complete the course.


REGISTRATION

If you have any questions regarding this training, please email Michael Urbanski at MUrbanski@njohsp.gov.