Course detail: TMFR - Tactical Medical for First Responders

The Tactical Medical for First Responders program is designed to define a Medical Threat Assessment, to include a medical plan for a tactical operation. Students will learn how to apply techniques to control life threatening bleeding during Care under Fire in a (HOT ZONE). Additionally, they will perform techniques to treat life threatening and non-life threatening injuries during Tactical Field Care in a (WARM ZONE). During the program students will demonstrate lifting, moving and extricating victims from a tactical or hostile environment during Tactical Evacuation Care. 

Core Competencies:
  • Participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to decrease preventable loss of one's own life (self-aid) or the life of another (buddy-aid) while in an active threat environment. 
  • Participants will demonstrate lifting, moving and extricating victims during scenario based exercises. 
Course Objectives:
  • Identify, prioritize and treat life threatening injuries
  • Identify necessary items to include in first aid kits
  • Perform proper hemorrhage control
  • Demonstrate how to open an airway
  • Demonstrate how to treat chest wounds
Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Group Discussion
  • Practical Exercises and Scenarios
Who Should Attend:
  • All Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Emergency Management Services Personnel
  • Fire Services Personnel 

Course Requirements:
  • 100% Attendance
  • Participate in all exercises and scenarios




Available sessions