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Course Description

AWR-359-W - Introduction to Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

Course Description

This course provides members of the general public (whole community) including school personnel, public works officials, and first responders the information and skills they need to help themselves and others survive an active shooting/active killing incident. By the end of the course, the target audience will become empowered as First Care Providers.

Course Objectives

  • Identify needs for rapid point of wounding care.

  • Define each link in the TECC chain of survival.

  • Define the TECC phases of care.

  • Match common wounding patterns with the appropriate stabilizing treatment.

Mission Areas

  • Common

Prerequisites & Other Information:


There are no Prerequisites for this course

Primary Core Capability

Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services

Secondary Core Capabilities

  • Community Resilience
  • Health and Social Services
  • Long-term Vulnerability Reduction
  • Mass Care Services
  • Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
  • Threats and Hazard Identification

Training Certificate

George Washington University Certificate of Completion


Geoffrey Shapiro

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This is a web based course. Click on the link below and log in to register and take course.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 5.00
Provider: George Washington University
Sponsor: FEMA
Disciplines: Education
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization

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