This trauma certification review course is designed and developed to prepare nurses specializing in trauma care to take the TCRN® Examination. This review course provides topics featured on the examination such as neurotrauma, chest, abdominal, extremity and wound, injury prevention and professional issues in trauma nursing. It also provides hints throughout the course on test-taking skills.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:
- State the assessment, management and potential complications of head/neck, trunk and extremity trauma.
- Discuss the topics of shock in relation to trauma patients and identify psychosocial support of families.
- Identify issues of the continuum of care for a trauma patient from prehospital through rehabilitation or end-of-life.
- Describe professional issues for trauma nurses including quality management, safety issues, disaster management, ethics and trauma regulation.