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Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)

The first few minutes of trauma care are critical to achieving better patient outcomes. The ENA’s Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is widely recognized as the premier course for hospitals and trauma centers worldwide, empowering nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients. The 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.

RN’s, LPN’s and paramedics 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 Services.  

Course Length:

Provider course- Two days
(12 to 16 hours)   

Course Objectives:

    Identify the common mechanisms of injury associated with trauma.


    Describe the patophysiologic changes as a basis for signs and symptoms.

    Describe the nursing assessment of patients with trauma.


    Based on the assessment data, identify appropriated nursing diagnoses and expected outcomes for the trauma patient.

    Describe mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions for patients with trauma.


    Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries

    Comprehensive patient assessment


    Enhanced intervention for better patient outcomes



To Register for TNCC

    Contact the course director for your preferred location and register.
    To view all available courses and locations, click here or call 800.942.0011.
    Fees, times, registration deadlines and prework/pretests will vary by location.

    TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual, 7th Edition is required for the course and is available from your course director.

    Access the online modules here using the code you receive when you register. You may purchase the online modules separately for $49.95; however, please note that this amount cannot be applied to the registration fee for the full TNCC.









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