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Introduction to TEMS

WE ARE TRAINED BY THE BEST, WITH THE BEST KNOWLEDGE, TO BE THE BEST

This course has been created specifically for the civilian person with no medical background that fears he/she might be involved in a tactical or austere environment where him/herself or somebody else might be injured in the situation. How to handle and how to deal with the situation? This is a two and a half day course that focuses on basic treatment of a casualty, in both the austere and tactical environment. A total of 5 hours is spent with theoretical work, which focuses on the basic Principals of Shock and bleeding control as this is one of the most common emergencies. More than 90% of this course is practical. The course focuses on practical sessions which integrate the theory components of the course work to understand how to response to situations in hostile environments. The medical theory component includes the following subjects:
  • Basic circulation, airway and breathing (CAB) principals
  • What is shock and how it works?
  • Shock the signs and symptoms?
  • Treatment of shock
  • Bleeding control: Packing of wounds, different tourniquets and the use thereof, using haemostatic dressings
  • Transportation/extrication techniques
  • The principals of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)

The tactical skills are trained by professional tacticians, who are highly experienced in both the medical and hostile environment.

Some of the tactics to be trained include:
  • Basic firearm handling and use
  • The survival mind set
  • Use of cover and concealment
  • Basic Urban Tactical movement
  • Moving of the “X”
  • Basic House movement
  • Night shooting with torches
  • Care under fire