Course detail: 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
Fitness Requirements and Expectations: SOMEWHAT ACTIVE


Optional Purchase 
  • Tactical Medical Kit -this canvas kit includes - bag, gloves, hemostatic bandage, emergency trauma dressing, nasopharyngeal airway with lube, tourniquet, large trauma shears, chest seal dressing - twin pack, and emergency survival blanket.



Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email KLETC  or call 620.694.1400  at least three weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you to contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.


Notice of Availability of the KLETC Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:

The University of Kansas has determined that the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) main campus in Hutchinson and its regional sites in Dodge City, Hays, and Parsons are separate campuses. This determination was made in consultation with the Department of Education. The report is available online t: https://civilrights.ku.edu/clery.

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; the procedures the institution will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred On-Campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Non-Campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the institution or a recognized student organization; and on Public Property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

 A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 785-864-6414 or emailing civilrights@ku.edu or arrange for pick-up at a KLETC location.

 Session Information: LE24184F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 05/29/24 and ending on 05/29/24
Times: 08:30am-04:30pm CDT

Add-ons

Every day, starting on 05/22/24 and ending on 05/22/24
12:00am-12:01am CDT
 

Every day, starting on 05/22/24 and ending on 05/22/24
08:00am-05:00pm CDT
 

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Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. The session begins at 8:30AM and is estimated to end at 4:30PM. On-site registration will begin at 8:00AM.

For those attendees with dorm room reservations who desire to come in the night before, please come to the Main KLETC Entrance, it is near the flagpole and marked with a large "A". More information will be provided through email approximately one week before the start of training. Checkout time is Noon on your departure day or last day of training, please have all personal items removed at that time.


Law Enforcement officers attending continuing education training are permitted to carry their firearm while on the KLETC campus. Law enforcement officers carrying a firearm on the KLETC campus must possess appropriate agency identification.


We are a tobacco and alcohol-free campus.


No refunds will be made after the starting date of the seminar. If you have any questions concerning this session, please contact KLETC at 620.694.1400 or by email. Thank you again for your willingness to participate. We look forward to seeing you at KLETC!!

Facility Detail

KLETC Campus
Learning Center Classroom Bldg
11009 S. Hornet Road
Hutchinson, KS 67501
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Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $25.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 10 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.