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Tactical Operational Medical Support (TOMS) Course

ICPDM is offering a 40 hour Tactical Operational Medical Support course over a 4 day period. This course has been designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as a Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) member. The instructor cadre consists of experienced, practicing tactical medics, physicians, SWAT Operators and subject matter experts. 40 CEUs will be provided for successful completion of the course.

Course Topics

History of TEMS

WMD overview

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care:

Responding to the Active Assailant

            Care Under Fire

Extended Operations

            Tactical Field Care

Multi-Patient Care

            Casualty Evacuation Care

Officer Rescue

Medical Preplanning

Tactical Medical Protective Equipment

Remote Assessments

Preventative Medicine

SWAT Tactics and Terminology

Specific Operations

PPE for the Tactical Environment

TEMS Muscle Memory

Field Expedient Decon

K-9 Familiarization

Tactical Wound Care

Less Lethal Weapons Medial Care

Course Prerequisites

Current certification at the EMT-Basic level or higher. All applicants must provide  a copy of your certification.

Intended Audience

EMT-Basic level or higher providing medical support to a Tactical team.


Breakfast/Lunch included. Dinner and Lodging are the responsibility of the student.

Tactical Uniform and Gear

Students will wear their agency tactical uniform. Bring all of your gear. This includes body armor, helmet, eye protection, gloves, hydration system, medical kit and gas mask.


Dates: To Be Determined. Contact course coordinator if interested in hosting a course.

Location: SEMSA Training Center, 100 Riggs Ave, Merced, CA 95341.

Fee: $800. Discount for REMSA employees.


  • Class size limited to 20 students.
  • No refunds within 7 days of class.

Registration: TBD

Course Coordinator:

Alan Dobrowolski, RN
Director ICPDM
(775) 691-4698


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