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Mar 09, 2015

Recent media reports point to the importance of a prepared response to active shooter/mass casualty incidents, as highlighted in the following articles:

Redefining Active Shooter Response >>

2 Types of Training for Active Shooter Incidents >>

First Responders Train for Active Shooter on Camp Mabry >>


To assist EMS and other first responders, as well as civilians, prepare for local and national disaster situations, NAEMT has developed a tactical suite of programs.

  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care: only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons; uses PHTLS military textbook. 16 hours of CECBEMS credit. Read more >

  • Coming in May!
    Tactical Emergency Casualty Care: endorsed by the American College of Surgeons; meets TECC guidelines; uses PHTLS military textbook. Teaches civilian tactical EMS. 16 hours of CECBEMS credit.

  • Law Enforcement and First Response Tactical Casualty Care: for all public safety first responders. Based on TCCC and PHTLS. 8 hours of CECBEMS credit. Read more >

  • Bleeding Control for the Injured: teaches basic lifesaving medical interventions to first responders and civilians. Meets recommendations of the Hartford Consensus. 2.5 hours. Read more >
NAEMT also created an EMS Preparedness Committee to advise the NAEMT Board on ways to strengthen the role of EMS in our nation's emergency preparedness strategy and response activities. Read more >