The Basic Tactical Medical Instructor Training Program (BTMITP) is a highly intense training program requiring a physical demand on the student and consists of lecture, labs and skill practice. The law enforcement officer will gain knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate the loss of their life or the life of another while in an active threat environment. The skills will address treating life threatening injuries in an austere environment with limited equipment, lack of medically trained personnel and prolonged time to evacuation.
Tactical Medical is a systematic approach to dealing with casualties in a tactical environment. It is strongly influenced by the model used by the Department of Defense called Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). As the name implies, TCCC incorporates tactical problem solving into any situation in which casualties are incurred from an armed, hostile opponent. The TCCC system focuses on saving “preventable deaths” while achieving three primary goals: Treat the Casualty, Prevent Additional Casualties and Continue the Mission.
Upon graduation from the BTMITP, students will be able to deliver training in the basic, civilianized tenets of TCCC life-saving skills addressed in the DHS Care Under Fire Education Standards.
Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
Required Training Materials
- Tactical Medical
- Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training. If you do not know your agency representative you may contact FLETC Admissions for assistance.
- Apply for state, local and tribal training. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, contact FLETC Admissions
- International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCfirstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-2654 or (912) 267-2117
Artesia: (575) 746-5962
Charleston: (843) 746-0865
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8420