Tactical EMS (TEMS) is a comprehensive course in the applied science of tactical medicine and rescue techniques. The knowledge obtained regarding high-threat rescue techniques and tactical operational medical treatment modalities will empower the tactical rescuer to become adaptable and successful in a high-threat environment. This course meets the Wisconsin Department of Health, EMS Unit requirements for TEMS credentialing within the state of Wisconsin. All classes are held at the state-of-the-art NTC Public Safety Center of Excellence.

This class is restricted to only current licensed Emergency Medical Technicians and or Law Enforcement Officers. (Proof of certification will be needed on the first day of class)

This is a physically demanding course. Extended outdoor scenarios are part of the program which will continue in all types of weather conditions, (heat, cold, rain, snow, wind) in fire and police training areas. It is generally recommended that students should not have limited duty restrictions or cardiac or respiratory conditions and be fit for duty as determined by your police/fire department and/or personal physician. Reasonable accommodations will be made according to ADA/NTC policy with prior notification.

For a full syllabus, click HERE.


$400 - includes tuition and classroom lecture materials; does not include transportation, lodging, or meals


Thursday, August 26  8:00am-7:00pm

Friday, August 27  8:00am-7:00pm

Saturday, August 28  11:00am-10:00pm

Sunday, August 29  8:00am-7:00pm

Nearby Hotel Information

AmericInn - 3300 E Main St., Merrill, WI, 715-536-7979

Badger Hotel - 3209 E Main St., Merrill, WI, 715-536-6880

Econo Lodge - 200 S Pine Ridge Ave., Merrill, WI 715-536-9526