Specialized Paramedicine

Tag: TECC

TECC After-Action Video

13 students representing seven agencies participated in SpecMed’s inaugural TECC class at Livingston County EMS on March 17-18. Some topics covered included Rescue Task Force operations and ballistic protection, TECC in fire and rescue environments, and applying tactical medical principles to more “conventional” assignments that include an element of threat. The class was presented through… Read More ›

Tactical Paramedic Loadout 3: The Aid Bag/Indirect Threat Care

In the last two articles in the series we’ve looked at first line gear, which are the things we always carry, and second line gear for use in the Direct Threat Care phase. In this segment I’ll offer some suggestions for third line gear. This is the equipment we’re carrying to manage casualties in the… Read More ›

TCCC and C-TECC Updates From SOMA 2014

ITS Tactical has a great update from SOMA. Relatively minor updates to TCCC/TECC but there are some other items of interest discussed in the article such as perspectives from tactical medics in Ferguson. We can do a better job of being prepared for long term deployments by carrying some basic nutrition/water/hygiene supplies. One not mentioned… Read More ›

TECC Pediatric Appendix

For those unfamiliar, TECC (Tactical Emergency Casualty Care) is the counterpart to TCCC in the setting of civilian law enforcement. TECC has recently released a draft of a pediatric-specific guideline. Per TECC, this guideline should not be considered evidence based: ¬†Using a combination of review of existing literature, current and anecdotal best practices, and based… Read More ›