TEMS Basic SWAT Tactical Medic Course
This specialized medical course is structured for pre-hospital medical providers assigned to law enforcement SWAT teams. The mission of this course is to expand the student’s knowledge of emergency medical care within the tactical environment.
COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES:
• History of SWAT and TEMS
• Integration of TEMS into tactical operations
• Team organization and structure
• Elements of common SWAT missions
• Structure clearing – Stealth and Dynamic
• Chemical agents and Less-lethal options
• Medical considerations of less-lethal munitions
• Medical Operations Pre-plan
• Use of cover and concealment during medical treatment
• Medical considerations for team wellness
• Tactical Airway, Wound ballistics, and hemorrhage control
• Officer-Down medical treatment and rescue techniques
• Basic firearms skills and familiarization of tactical weapons systems
• Medical treatment in adverse conditions (low-light and gas mask)
Students should be prepared to complete the Cooper “Single Cut-Point” standard PT Test.
DURATION: 7 DAYS / 72 HOURS
NAEMT TCCC Certification Included:
Conducted in conjunction with 911TACMED, the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course introduces evidence-based, life-saving techniques and strategies for providing the best trauma care on the battlefield. NAEMT conducts TCCC courses under the auspices of its PHTLS program, the recognized world leader in prehospital trauma education. NAEMT’s TCCC courses use the PHTLS Military textbook and are fully compliant with the Department of Defense’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines. It is the only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons. The TCCC-MP (TCCC for Medical Personnel) course is designed for combat EMS/military personnel, including medics, corpsmen, and pararescue personnel deploying in support of combat operations. NAEMT’s TCCC course is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) and recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT).
EMT BASIC Certification and above. This course will utilize live fire and force on force drills, students must be in good physical condition. Students should show up for class in PT gear -bring clothes to change after. Students failing the physical assessment will receive a certificate of attendance for the portions completed and will be dismissed from the SWAT portion of the course. The PT test is the Cooper “Single Cut-Point” standard: 1.5 mile run in 16:28, 300 meter run in 1:11, 25 push-ups in 1 Minute, 29 sit-ups in 1 minute.
Required Equipment List:
PT Gear – (Running Shoes, Shorts, T-shirt), BDU or other similar tactical uniform, Tactical boots, PT clothing and running shoes, Body armor, Duty belt with Holster, Load bearing vest or web gear, Water Bottle or similar device, Eye protection, Ear protection, Gas mask, Gloves, Helmet, snacks, weather appropriate gear, note taking materials. Issued Trauma bag and/or IFAK (optional) - (We have limited sets of individual gear for use if there is something you do not have, contact us.)
Weapons and Ammunition:
• Certified Peace Officer’s - M4 or Duty issued rifle with 300 rounds and a sling, Duty issued handgun with 100 rounds and 3 magazines. Simmunitions / UTM weapon with 100 rounds and protective gear
• Firefighters / Medical Personnel – Weapons may be provided, bring 300 rounds of 5.56 ammunition and 100 rounds of 9mm ammunition – NO RELOADS. Simmunitions / UTM and protective gear will be provided.
• 72 hours TCOLE Credit
• 16 hours CAPCE NAEMT – TCCC-MP Card
• Tactical Responder Review Course
• Tactical Paramedic Review Course
- allows you to sit before the TR-C or TP-C Exam with the International Board of Specialty Certifications (IBSC) To be become board certified