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Tactical Combat Casualty Care

The TCCC course introduces evidence-based, life-saving techniques and strategies for providing the best trauma care on the battlefield. NAEMT conducts TCCC courses under the auspices of its PHTLS program, the recognized world leader in prehospital trauma education.

NAEMT’s TCCC courses use the PHTLS Military textbook and are fully compliant with the Department of Defense’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines. It is the only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons.

The TCCC-MP (TCCC for Medical Personnel) course is designed for combat EMS/military personnel, including medics, corpsmen, and pararescue personnel deploying in support of combat operations. NAEMT also offers Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) for civilian tactical EMS.

The TCCC-AC (TCCC for All Combatants) course is designed for non-medical military personnel and includes first responder skills appropriate for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.

NAEMT's TCCC courses are taught by a global network of experienced, well-trained instructors. To support course sites, instructors and students, NAEMT maintains a network of tactical affiliate faculty both in the U.S. and internationally, and staff at its Headquarters Office. Course administration is streamlined and cost-effective.

Access the TCCC Guidelines, curricula developed by the Joint Trauma System, and reference materials below: 

TCCC-MP: 2 day TCCC course for Medical Personnel 
TCCC-AC: 1 day TCCC course for All Combatants 


NAEMT’s TCCC course is is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.