Provider: The TNCC® (Provider) is a 16-hour
course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and
psychomotor skills to provide nursing care to the traumatically injured
person. Nurses with limited emergency nursing clinical experience,
who work in a hospital with limited access to trauma patients, or who
need greater time at the psychomotor skill stations are encouraged
to attend courses. The course is offered through the Emergency
Instructor: The TNCC (Instructor) course
is an 8-hour course designed to prepare nurses to become TNCC (Provider)
Instructors. The nurse must have successfully completed the provider
course prior to attending the Instructor course. The Instructor course
emphasizes appropriate teaching strategies as well as correct evaluation
methods. The course is
offered through the Emergency Nurses Association.
Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses® (ATCN) is an advanced
course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her
knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient. The ATCN course
is offered through the Society of Trauma Nurses and taught concurrently
with ATLS. The nurse participants audit the ATLS lectures. During
the ATLS skill and testing stations, the nurses are separated from the
physician group and directed through ATCN skill stations. ATCN Skill
stations include: initial assessment and management, airway and ventilatory
management, pediatric trauma, hemorrhagic shock, spine & extremity
injuries, head trauma.
"Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course" is taught
to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the ongoing assessment,
evaluation and improvement of trauma care in response to the need for education
and better understanding of the Performance Improvement process in trauma care.
Offered through the Society of Trauma Nurses, TOPIC focuses on the ongoing
assessment of the continuum of trauma care with a structured review of process
and discussions of strategies to monitor trauma patient outcomes.
The TOPIC course is taught in a one day interactive format, customized
to best meet the needs of the individual trauma care provider participants
who have varying levels of experience with trauma performance improvement.
The course offers practical application for all Levels of trauma centers,
from entry level to mature phase of program development.
Trauma Nurse Clinician
A program designed for the experienced trauma care provider, didactic
information and supervised clinical experience are combined to provide
the participant with an in-depth perspective of the full spectrum of
trauma care. The Trauma Nurse Clinician Program provides information
for nurses currently in or planning to enter a trauma nursing, trauma
coordinator, trauma nurse clinician or case manager role. Didactic
topics include advanced trauma care from resuscitation through rehabilitation,
the development and implementation of a trauma process improvement
program, preparation of a budget, development of a trauma registry,
and development of a disaster plan.
Trauma Lecture Series
Series of lectures introducing the processes behind the continuum of
care directed towards the management of the traumatically injured person. Lectures
are available in regards to the creation of a trauma center, resuscitation,
injury specific, management and treatment, injury prevention and research
initiatives in trauma care. Each lecture may be customized to the
needs to the participants and can be delivered at your facility.
Multiple opportunities available directed towards injury
Trauma Outreach Education Coordinator