Introduction to Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) for the Correctional Environment
In this session, Mr. Geoffrey Shapiro, one of the nation’s leading authorities on TECC, will provide an overview of this emergency response strategy and its relevance to the correctional setting.
After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to:
- Describe the Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) strategy and its relevance to law enforcement.
- Discuss the phases of law enforcement patient care delivery, including direct threat (hot zone).
- Detail the practical benefits of specialized equipment that might be of benefit in the correctional environment.
- Discuss the role for “triage” in a TECC setting.
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of participation will be provided to all other healthcare professionals.
Many credentialing bodies such as the ANCC, AANP, and AAPA accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. If you have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, please contact your certifying organization for clarification on credit eligibility.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Completion