Hiner, Nathaniel
Rescue Task Force Instructor Certification
3 DAYS
Hours: 24    Start Time: 08:00    End Time: 17:00    
SUN 18MON 19TUE 20WED 21THU 22FRI 23SAT 24

This course is designed to teach students the four main methods of warm zone care during active violence incidents. The course will discuss driving tactics as well as a reasonable expectation for success during active violence incidents. This course will expose law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel, as well as other public safety partners to operating in a warm zone environment to provide point of wounding care to patients. This course will provide Tactical Emergency Casualty Care lessons so that all participants can provide appropriate point of wounding care. This course will discuss command and control considerations including the establishment of unified command, common operating language, and essential on scene functions that must be performed for the incident to be successful. This course will provide the student with ongoing training ideas for their department as well as identify some common barriers that must be overcome.

Equipment List:
There is NO live fire in this course

LAW ENFORCEMENT student required minimal equipment for Warm Zone Operations

  • Department Issued ID
  • Identifiable Uniform
  • Duty belt
  • Police radio
  • Basic bloodborne pathogens PPE: Medical Gloves and Eye Protection
  • ANSI rated Eye Protection

    FIRE DEPARTMENT Student required minimal equipment for Warm Zone Operations

  • Department Issued ID
  • Identifiable Uniform
  • Basic bloodborne pathogen PPE: Medical Gloves
  • ANSI rated Eye Protection

    LAW ENFORCEMENT recommended equipment for Warm Zone Operations

  • Identifiable Uniform
  • Duty belt
  • NIJ rated soft Body Armor
  • Basic bloodborne pathogens PPE: Medical Gloves and Eye Protection

    FIRE DEPARTMENT recommended equipment for Warm Zone Operations

  • Training TECC / TCCC equipment specific to jurisdiction
  • Patient moving devices specific to jurisdiction




  • Nathaniel Hiner - Bio
    As a Professional Firefighter/Paramedic since 2009, Nate has spent time assigned to the Technical Rescue Team of the Arlington County Fire Department as a Specialist. Nate is a core member of the ACFD High Threat Response Program taking the lead in training, policy and procedure development, as well as outreach. Nate is a member of the Tactical Emergency Casualty Care programs Board of Advisors and assists in delivering adjunct instruction with his local police departments tactical training unit. Nate has taught fire, EMS, police, and other organizations TECC and Rescue Task Force. Nate currently is a member of the Northern Virginia Joint High Threat Committee, the Washington DC Council of Government Complex Coordinated Attack Group, as well as the COG Fire Intel Subcommittee. Nate was a key contributor to the Interagency Boards Active Shooter workshops to develop guidance on organizations attempting to develop an active shooter response program.