TECCa


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 developing the skills from the TECCi course this is an advance level.

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

Topics covered
  • Introduction & 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 
  • In-depth discussion of thoracic trauma (chest injuries), chest seals, recognition of tension pneumothorax 
  • 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 
  • Mine injuries 
  • Theory of Intraosseous access 
  • Bites 
  • Injuries from animals

Assessment method 
This course has a mixture of scenario assessments, a written exam and a series of practical exams as well as work books to be completed.
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