Cumberland County Emergency Medical Service paramedics and emergency medical technicians completed a 16 hour tactical combat casualty course. Participants learned how to manage injuries and treated patients removing them from a tactical setting to a controlled environment for more in depth care.
Members attended a 16 hour pre-hospital trauma life support class this month. During this course participants learned how to manage and treat trauma patients, along with how to prevent additional spinal cord injuries.
Cumberland County EMS would like to thank the Tennessee Army National Guard Det. 1, Co.C 1-169th at McGhee Tyson Airport who had instructors assist in teaching this course, along with members who attended the course.