STORM - Medical Provider is a forty-hour, comprehensive Tactical Emergency Medical
Support (TEMS) course for licensed medical personnel directly supporting tactical
law enforcement teams. The course provides realistic, scenario-based training to ensure
the student becomes proficient in all aspects of providing tactical medicine support.
The National TEMS Council (NTEMSC) critical competency domains covered include:
- Tactical Medicine Methodology
- Remote Assessment and Surrogate Care
- Rescue and Extraction
- Hemostasis (hemorrhage control)
- Medication Administration
- Casualty Immobilization
- Medical Planning
- Force Health Protection
- Mechanisms and Patterns of Injury
- Medical Legal Aspects of TEMS
- Hazardous Materials Management
- Mass Casualty Triage
- Tactical Familiarization.
Students will complete both a written and scenario based examination to earn their
STORM Medical Provider certificate of completion.
- High school or General Education Development diploma.
- Valid state driver license.
- Proof of current Emergency Medical Technician certification or above.
- Proof of affiliation with an agency providing operational support to law enforcement
or military tactical team.