Trauma Nursing Core Course was developed by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). This two-day course is designed to provide a consistent standardized knowledge base and approach to Trauma Care. The content is presented through lectures and psychomotor skill stations.
Spring Class: Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Fall Class: Tuesday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 29, 2018
TNCC is designed for Registered Nurses. Other healthcare providers, such as LPNs or paramedics, may audit the course.
- Participants will be able to:
- Systematically assess the trauma client by using primary and secondary survey.
- Analyze the pathophysiologic changes as a basis for signs and symptoms.
- Identify differences in assessment and care of the injured child and pregnant trauma patient.
- Identify priorities in trauma care.
- Demonstrate skills necessary to care for the trauma patient.
Course content includes:
- Biomechanics and Mechanisms of Injury
- Initial Assessment
- Brain and Craniofacial Trauma
- Thoracic and Neck Trauma
- Abdominal Trauma
- Spinal Cord and Vertebral Column Trauma
- Musculoskeletal Trauma
- Burn Trauma
- Trauma and Pregnancy
- Pediatric Trauma
- Geriatric Trauma
- Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma Care
- Stabilization, Transfer and Transport
TNCC offers interactive learning with scenario based assessments.
- A systematic approach to the initial assessment
- Hands on training to provide expert care
- Evidence-based content developed by trauma experts
- Patient advocacy regarding pain management and family presence
Presenters are TNCC instructors through the ENA who work throughout the region in Emergency Medicine.
Fee: $280 (includes cost of book)
- All attendees will need the 7th Edition TNCC manual*. This is the edition released in 2014. Books will be mailed to registered participants three weeks prior to the course.
- Cancellation will result in a 20% processing charge plus the cost of any materials.
*There will be pre-course work that is now a requirement of this course. You will receive instructions on how to complete the pre-course work with your 7th Edition Manual.
Deadline: March 7, 2017 (Spring Class); August 8, 2017 (Fall Class)
Class size is limited so register today! Deadline allows for delivery of required book.
Continuing Education Contact Hours:
Upon successful completion of the TNCC provider course, participants are verified for four years, receive a verification card and earn 17.65 Continuing Education Contact Hours (includes pre-course work).
The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.
For more information contact Bobbie Jo Miller, Faith Regional University, at (402) 844-8276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.