TNCC Provider


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TNCC Provider


The Trauma Nursing Core Course is two-day course designed to cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills related to caring for an injured adult. The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates associated anatomy, physiology/ pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions. Triage categorization is included in the course content. TNCC is taught using a variety of formats:  lectures, videotapes & skill stations that encourage participants to integrate their psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.


Contact Hours or Certification Received: 17.65 CECH hours


Successful course completion measured through written exam and satisfactory skill performance. Course completion cards awarded for successful completion.


Intended Audience - TNCC may be attended by registered nurses. Other health care providers may attend the course as observers, however cannot participate in the competency exams on the last day and are not eligible for the course completion card.  In order to maximize success in the TNCC, it is recommended that the participant have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. The course participant must have generic nursing knowledge, has an understanding of emergency care terminology, and has familiarity with standard emergency equipment.