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

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

This course is designed to establish a standardized body of trauma knowledge and to improve the care of all trauma patients. This seventh edition course combines interactive learning along with scenario-based assessments to provide nurses a comprehensive learning experience.

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

TNCC Course Content

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

Course Format

2 day intensive course includes:

  • A Systematic Approach of Initial Assessment
    • Nurses learn A-I mnemonic and the Trauma Nursing Assessment. The first few minutes of trauma care are critical to achieve better patient outcomes. The A – I mnemonic and the Trauma Nursing Assessment will assist nurses in providing appropriate and early intervention.
  • Evidence-based Content Written by Trauma Experts
    • with dedicated chapters for special populations. The TNCC Seventh Edition contains evidence-based content developed by trauma experts to reinforce and supplement the lectures and skill stations. It is a compilation of current trauma nursing standards and is a valuable resource for future reference.
    • Chapter Titles
      Trauma Nursing and the Trauma Nursing Core Course
      Teamwork and Trauma Care
      Epidemiology
      Biomechanics, Kinematics, and Mechanisms of Injury
      Initial Assessment
      Airway and Ventilation
      Shock
      Pain
      Brain, Cranial, and Maxillofacial Trauma
      Ocular Trauma
      Thoracic and Neck Trauma
      Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma
      Spinal Cord and Vertebral Column Trauma
      Musculoskeletal Trauma
      Surface and Burn Trauma
      Special Populations: The Pregnant Trauma Patient
      Special Populations: The Pediatric Trauma Patient
      Special Populations: The Older Adult Trauma Patient
      Special Populations: The Bariatric Trauma Patient
      Special Populations: The Interpersonal Violence Trauma Patient
      Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma Care
      Disaster Management
      Transition of Care for the Trauma Patient
      Post Resuscitation Care in the Emergency Department
  • Hands-on Skill Stations
    • Three Psychomotor skill stations offer nurses the opportunity to practice the systematic approach of the initial assessment in real life situations. The skill stations covered are Trauma Nursing Process, Airway and Ventilation, and Trauma Interventions.
  • 5 Online Modules
    • Complete case studies taking nurses through an entire sequence of care

Verification and Contact Hours

  • Upon successful completion of the course ENA will issue a 4 year provider verification card
  • Contact hours are awarded for course completion
  • 80% needed to pass during multiple-choice exam of 50 questions
  • 70% needed to pass during skill station evaluation

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)

RN’s

  • required to participate in written and skill station portion
  • will receive a Certificate of Attendance with 18.3 contact hours and a verification card/status if successful in written and skill station

Non-RN Healthcare Providers

  • can participate in written and skill station portion
  • will receive a Certificate of Attendance with 18.3 contact hours and receive a course completion card
  • Certificate of Attendance is different from the one provided to RN attendees

Remediation

  • If a student fails the multiple choice the first time, they may retest once with an alternative exam version
  • If a student fails the skills station the first time, they may retest once with an alternative scenario
  • if a student does not pass either retests or fails both the written and skills testing, they must register to take another course or challenge a subsequent course in order to pursue verification status.  A re-registration testing fee of $100 applies

You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here.
TNCC Certification, Oakland California

Course Summary

$420.00

TNCC Provider Verification Card, valid for 4 years

Oakland, CA

2 day intensive course

Textbook Requirment*

*available for purchase at registration

Class Times

Classroom CourseOakland / Bay AreaSacramentoYour Location

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

This course is designed to establish a standardized body of trauma knowledge and to improve the care of all trauma patients. This seventh edition course combines interactive learning along with scenario-based assessments to provide nurses a comprehensive learning experience.

Please choose a location:

Oakland / Bay Area
Sacramento

 

Oakland / Bay Area

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