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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Tactical Emergency Casualty Care is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability to synthesize standard of care and expanded scope of practice with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, to practice patient-centered evidence-based paramedicine in the tactical emergency setting. This certificate prepares students for a tactical emergency casualty care paramedic credential.

Details

Field of Interest
Health Sciences
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5998N
Total credits required
2.5
Catalog Year
2024-2025
Effective Term
Fall 2020
Admissions criteria

Current state Paramedic certification.

Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Differentiate the levels of threat.
  2. Perform comprehensive trauma patient assessment according to levels of threat.
  3. Differentiate the phases of trauma patient management.
  4. Manage airway and ventilatory emergencies according to TECC guidelines.
  5. Manage circulatory emergencies according to TECC guidelines.
  6. Manage various trauma conditions according to scope of practice, levels of threat, and TECC guidelines.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
Critical course Gateway course 2.5
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s for additional details regarding the requirements of this award .

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