Description: The main objective of the module is to analyze the TCCC acronym throughout varying difficulty/complexity scenarios during the TCCC stages.
Additional areas covered:
- Demonstrate the appropriate application of CoTCCC recommended medical equipment for effective hemorrhage control.
- Identify the indications for cricothyroidotomy and the preferred methods.
- Discriminate and stress the importance and implications of using vented and non-vented chest seals.
- Communicate the importance of pulse oximetry monitoring in chest trauma management
- Apply methods of tourniquet conversion in Tactical Field Care
- Recognize the indications, contraindications, and preferred methods of intravenous/intraosseous access in tactical field care
- Describe the administration of a rapid field test of visual acuity.
- Examine fractures and further handling.
- Identify considerations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Objectives: Upon completion students shall be able to:
- Address the progressive strategies, indications, and limitations of external hemorrhage control techniques in Tactical Field Care
- Present the step by step strategies, warnings and restrictions of airway management techniques in tactical field care.
- Describe the strategy for treating tension pneumothorax.
- Utilize pelvic binding devices in Tactical Field Care to control hemorrhage.
- Complete assessment for shock and proceed accordingly.
- Perform intravenous or intraosseous access on a trauma casualty.
- Prevent effectively hypothermia.
- Achieve analgesia administration.
- Calculate proper antibiotic administration.
- Examine initial treatment of burns
The duration of the module is 10 training hours.