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Tactical Paramedic Certification Guide

During the past decade, we have seen a dramatic acceleration in the advancements of military and civilian tactical medicine. The large-scale, tiered application of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) across the forces has been shown to be a dramatic factor in the reduction of potential preventable death on the battlefield and is acknowledged as one of the primary factors in the US Military experiencing the lowest case-fatality rate in recorded history.

In the civilian sector, the United States is experiencing an increased frequency of active violent incidents, including school shootings and terrorist attacks. Over the past 5 years, experts from the civilian TEMS, military, and conventional medical first response community have come together to begin to develop new high-threat response paradigms. Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) and the National TEMS Initiative and Council (NTIC) are the results of these efforts.

Although the principles of TECC are critical for all high-threat civilian responses, traditional TEMS providers now have an increasingly important role as responders, force multipliers, and educators. In an effort to standardize the credentialing for TEMS providers, the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) created Tactical Paramedic Certification (TP-C). This study guide represents an excellent resource for medics who want to take and pass the TP-C.

Kyle Faudree has a long history as an Operator, care provider, and educator. Kyle has been intimately involved in the origins and development of TCCC. In addition, he remains a key leader with in the operational medical community. This study guide for the BCCTPC TP-C represents a clear, accurate, and important training guide for students; it is a critical tool for learning the intricacies of TEMS and passing the TP-C.

David Callaway, MD, FACEP
Director, Operational Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Co-Chair Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
Voting Member, Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care 2003-13

Flight Paramedic Certification Study Guide

This book is a thorough exam preparation guide that prepares the candidate for FP-C testing. It was written for both civilian and military medics at all levels of experience and expertise, explaining aeromedical concepts in an easy to understand format. The material is to the point, while providing insight and clarity to complex critical care medicine concepts and procedures.

This book is an adjunct to the Immediate Action Medicine FP-Course that utilizes a detailed curriculum and is approved for continuing education by the Board of Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC), the organization that awards FP-C Certification. Congratulations in advance for purchasing this book and working towards becoming a certified flight paramedic!

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