Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification, 8th edition

The TNCC Certification, widely recognized as the premier course for hospitals and trauma centers worldwide, empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients.

          • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries
      • Comprehensive patient assessment
      • Enhanced intervention for better patient outcomes

ENA developed The Trauma Nursing Core Course to establish a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge and to improve the care of all trauma patients. This seventh edition course combines interactive learning with scenario-based assessments to give nurses a comprehensive learning experience.

About TNCC

This course taught by qualified emergency nurses, delivers the knowledge, critical thinking skills and hands-on training needed to keep trauma patients safe.  The overall course objective is to improve trauma patient outcomes by providing nurses with foundational trauma knowledge, skills, and a systematic Trauma Nursing Process to guide trauma patient care.

After taking TNCC, nurses will be able to systematically assess the trauma patient, to intervene and/or assist with interventions, and to provide evidence-based trauma nursing care within the context of a trauma team.

Here’s a glimpse into what you’ll learn:

  • The latest trauma nursing practice recommendations
  • Systematic assessment and application of care
  • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries

TNCC, 8th Edition, is here!

This new and improved edition brings exciting new features and course structure.

Exciting new features, include:

  • Virtual learning modules including avatar-based simulation
  • Interactive teaching strategies
  • Electronic, open-book testing – No more test anxiety!
  • Updated evidence-based provider manual
  • One and a half-day course
  • 18.3 contact hours of CNE
Course Format

A variety of learning methodologies are included to cater to every learning style, including:

  • Textbook
  • Online modules
  • Live simulation
  • Instructor-led classroom discussions and skill stations

Textbook: The latest edition of the TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual includes evidence-based content developed by trauma emergency experts. The 24-chapter, comprehensive manual is a compilation of current trauma nursing standards and a valuable resource for future reference.

Online learning: Online modules with links to additional information are provided prior to the course date to let you learn at your own pace, apply what you learn and receive immediate feedback, and refer back to information at any time. The modules are a complete case study process — taking you through an entire sequence of care.

Live simulation: TNCC includes hands-on training using both an individual and team approach.  Trauma nursing process psychomotor skills stations offer you the opportunity to practice trauma patient assessments and interventions in a controlled environment.

Instructor-led classroom discussions and skill stations: TNCC is a two-day intensive course taught by expert instructors.

TNCC Pre-course Online Modules Requirement

  • All students are required to complete the TNCC Provider Pre-Course Online Modules before attending class. TNCC is an intensive two day course intended for experienced Emergency Nurses. Without completing the pre-course online modules before attending class, students will not be allowed into the class.  Reschedule fees will apply
  • Instructions on accessing the modules will be in the Confirmation Email after registration/purchase is complete

Textbook Requirement

You must have the Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual (eighth Edition) by Emergency Nurses Association – to complete the pre-course online modules and bring to class. (Available for purchase at check out)