Here is a list of some useful links about tactical medical training. If you have suggestions about other sites to include, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Products/websites listed on this page are not endorsed by Techline Technologies Inc. The listed links are included only as resources for instructors and/or students.
Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines Update Fall 2015
These are the most recent guidelines as approved by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care.
National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Position Paper on TEMS
The NTOA recently published a revised position statement on Tactical Emergency Medical Support in tactical operations
Law Enforcement Tactical Combat Casualty Care
An article about the importance of TCCC being implemented in law enforcement agencies.
Combat Gauze Training Program
Free training on Combat Gauze hemostatic agent for you or your department presented by Z-Medica.
TCCC Training all Cops Should Have
An article from SGT Glenn French about the medical skills all officers should have to deal with a Mass Casualty Incident.
Special Operations Medical Association
SOMA is the only medical association in the world that brings together the unique blend of pre-hospital, tactical, wilderness, austere, disaster and deployed medicine.
EMS WORLD: Training Scars
Some tips to avoid negative behavior in the field that is caused by errors commonly caused by poor training.
EMS WORLD: Tactical Medicine Isn't Just for SWAT Anymore
An article describing how tactical medical training is gaining popularity in the civilian EMS world.
National Association of EMTs Education
The mission of NAEMT education is to improve patient care through high quality, cost effective, evidence-based education that strengthens and enhances the knowledge and skills of EMS practitioners
BCCTPC Certified Tactical Paramedic Certification
The Certified Tactical Paramedic (TP-C) Examination consists of 100 questions and the candidate is provided 2 hours to complete the examination. The certification process is focused on the knowledge level of accomplished, tactical paramedics in hostile an austere environments. The questions on the examination are based in sound paramedicine and tactical principles. The candidate is expected to maintain a significant knowledge of current ACLS, ITLS/PHTLS, TCCC and TECC standards.
Simulation Use in Paramedic Education Research (SUPER): A Descriptive Study
The purpose of this research was to characterize the use of simulation in initial paramedic education programs in order assist stakeholders’ efforts to target educational initiatives and resources. This group sought to provide a snapshot of what simulation resources programs have or have access to and how they are used; faculty perceptions about simulation; whether program characteristics, resources, or faculty training influence simulation use; and if simulation resources are uniform for patients of all ages.
TCCC for the Police Officer
Description of TCCC and how it applies to police officers.
Below 100 is an effort to reduce preventable law enforcement deaths through training and awareness. Features artices about officer survival and safety.
TCCC Article Abstracts- August 2008
Research articles related to TCCC
PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF POTENTIAL SCHOOL-BASED VIOLENCE: INFORMATION STUDENTS LEARN MAY PREVENT A TARGETED ATTACK
In May 2008, the United States Secret Service and the United States Department of Education released a report titled Prior Knowledge of Potential School-Based Violence: Information Students Learn May Prevent a Targeted Attack
Translating Military Advances in External Hemorrhage Control to Law Enforcement
Stop the Bleed
Medical Response to the Paris Terrorist Attacks
The medical response to multisite terrorist attacks in Paris
TCCC Article Abstracts- November 2015
Research Articles Related to TCCC
TCCC Journal Watch- November 2015
An updated bibliography of TCCC-related references.
TCCC Guidelines- November 2015
Updated TCCC Guidelines
XSTAT Training Slides
TCCC Training Slides for XSTAT
Proposed TCCC Changes- XSTAT, November 2015
XSTAT TCCC Guideline Changes