Trauma Nurse Core Course
TNCC Course provides core level knowledge both in terms
of cognitive and psychomotor skills based on the six-phase
trauma nursing process as the standard of care.
Nurses who complete the class will receive the
Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) provider card good for four
years. They will
also receive 12 hours nursing credit from the ENA. Paramedics may audit the course for 12 hours of continuing
education from the West Virginia Office of Emergency medical
Provider course- Two days
(12 to 16 hours)
the common mechanisms of injury associated with trauma.
the patophysiologic changes as a basis for signs and symptoms.
the nursing assessment of patients with trauma.
on the assessment data, identify appropriated nursing diagnoses
and expected outcomes for the trauma patient.
mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions
for patients with trauma.
Trauma Nurse Core Course - Instructor
The TNCC Instructor Course is designed to give nurses who meet the prerequisites the necessary information and skill level needed to teach the TNCC Course.
Prerequisites: The instructor candidate must be:
- A registered nurse and have successfully completed an TNCC course or reverified as an TNCC provider in the last 12 months and obtained an Instructor Potential rating.
- Experience in teaching is recommended but not required.
Objectives: Participants will -
- Review the skills from the TNCC Course
- Learn adult teaching methods
- Understand ENA TNCC course administration and forms
Validation: Nurses who complete the class will receive the Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Instructor Card good for four years and 8 hours of nursing credit through the ENA.
Class Length: This class is designed to be taught in a 7 hour course.
CAMC Life Support Training Center - 501 Morris Street, 5 East - CAMC General Hospital
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 388-1856 Phone | (304) 388-1858 FAX | firstname.lastname@example.org