Description: The core objective of the module is to execute initial casualty treatment at the site (moulage) independently or in teams and as required by the situation/tactical environment.
Additional areas covered:
- Illustrate basic principles for casualty treatment at the site and potential limitations/boundaries.
- Operate needle chest decompression.
- Identify factors in litter selection and evacuation equipment in Tactical Field Care.
- Demonstrate / utilize the telemedicine as a tool to provide emergency care with remote support from physicians.
Objectives: Upon completion students should be able to:
- Perform Rapid Casualty Assessment (Care under Fire – CUF).
- Make proper use of X-stat and junctional tourniquet when needed.
- Manage fluid resuscitation for a trauma casualty in hemorrhagic shock in Tactical Field Care.
- Prepare casualty for TEC while reassessing vital signs and casualty status.
- Demonstrate Prolonged Field Care (i.e. casualty card, vital signs).
The duration of the module is 9,5 training hours.