Pennardt, A., Callaway, D., Kamin, R. et al. (2016). Integration of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Into the National Tactical Emergency Medical Support Competency Domains. Journal of Special Operations Medicine. 16(2): 62-66.
Tactical emergency medical support (TEMS) is a critical component of pre-hospital mass casualty care in high-threat environments (e.g., mass shootings and terrorist attacks). This article discusses refinements of previously developed core competencies for TEMS, with the goal of national standardization of training based on these competencies, and their broader use in all hazards planning.