TECCi


Who is this qualification for?
This is a new course that we have developed in response to the need to have more people trained in a mass casualty situation. 

How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 40 hours of learning, typically over 5 days.

Topics covered
  • Introduction and Principles of first aid 
  • Gunshot wounds and realities of their medical management 
  • How to rapidly evaluate injuries and how they affect your tactical treatment plan 
  • The concept of “care under fire” and how it differs from a non-tactical medical situation 
  • Choosing appropriate medical care for each treatment phase 
  • Assessment and management of penetrating, blunt, and blast injuries 
  • Assessment and management of massive haemorrhage 
  • The safe and efficient use of improvised and commercially available tourniquets 
  • Appropriate treatment of casualties with abdominal injuries or head injuries  
  • Casualty hypothermia prevention 
  • Techniques for moving casualties to a safer location 
  • Triage of multiple casualties and setting up a Casualty Collection Point 
  • Tactical casualty care concepts and their application 
  • Airway management, airway positioning and airways 
  • Appropriate treatment of casualties with ocular injuries 
  • Burns 
  • Fractures

Assessment method
This course has a mixture of scenario assessments, a written exam and a series of practical exams.
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