Tactical Medicine

COMPLETE WILDERNESS MEDICINE TRAINING FOR HIKERS, CAMPERS, CLIMBERS OR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO BE PREPARED.

Tactical Medicine is a true craft. Part skill, part art and the critical thinking to make it work. In the ever-changing world of Tactical Medicine, Education, Skills and Training Experiences must change with it. VAMS strives to ensure our courses not only meet but exceed current standards. Our staff has the capability to adapt courses to the skills, knowledge and needs of our students.

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OUR COURSES:

TACTICAL EMERGENCY CASUALTY CARE (TECC)

Developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technician's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Committee, this 3 day 24-hour course covers topics designed to decrease preventable death in the tactical situation.

TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE COURSE (TCCC)

TCCC has become the standard of care for the tactical management of combat casualties within the Department of Defense and is the sole standard of care dually endorsed by both the American College of Surgeons and the NAEMT for casualty management in tactical environments.

TACTICAL MEDIC PROVIDER COURSE (TMP)

The 7 day Comprehensive Tactical Medic Provider Course is designed to introduce pre-hospital providers to the dynamic world of tactical medicine. Through years of experience working in both law enforcement special operations and military combat operations, we offer an up to date tactical medical evidence-based course that is physically, as well as mentally challenging.

SELF CARE & BUDDY AID COURSE (SCBA) FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT & FIRST RESPONSE

The SCBA course is designed utilizing the best practices supported by the CoTCCC, NAEMT TECC , and NAEMT’s PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Committee.

TACTICAL MEDICINE K9 HANDLER COURSE

VAMS 24 hour Tactical Medicine K9 Handler Course is designed to meet the tactical medical pre-vet and pre-hospital needs of operational K9 handlers.

ADVANCED TACTICAL MEDICAL PROVIDER COURSE

As K9 operations increase, the probability that Pre-Hosptial Providers may encounter a K9 patient has grown expediently over the past decade. providers today need to understand the importance of having the ability manage a sick or a traumatically injured K9.