This course is designed to narrow the focus of study related to the broad categories of knowledge a candidate needs prior to attempting to successfully pass the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) advanced certification exam from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®). 


The Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) Exam  Review Course is a comprehensive, critical care review course created for registered nurses working in a critical care environment. This course is vital to an individual provider’s clinical practice and competency as well as for the safety of the critically ill and injured patients that are entrusted to their care. Emerge is redefining nursing education by offering a review/preparatory course that will position the registered nurse to be successful when taking the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) specialization examination. The Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) Course takes place in an online learning environment and provides the registered nurse with the convenience and flexibility of working at their own pace. The modules of instruction have been created around the content model in the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) suggested outline material for preparation. Participants will have 1 (one) year to complete the course. Additionally, course content remains accessible for up to 1 (one) year, even after course completion – this offers further opportunities for reviewing content even after the course has been fully completed. Learn more. Earn more. Make a difference. Remember that what you learn today determines someone else’s tomorrow.

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Course Content

This topic will look at ethics and professional considerations. Ethics and professional considerations encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section will cover ethics and moral theories, ethical situations in the care of trauma patients, stress exposure, psychologic injury, sources of stress injury, research design and evidence-based medicine.

Shock Physiology is a core subject that encompasses concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care pre-hospital setting. This section will cover aerobic and anaerobic respiration, oxygen delivery, oxygen consumption, oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, and carbon dioxide (CO2) diffusion.

This is an extensive look at trauma systems. Trauma systems will be a look at concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section focuses on the development of trauma systems, trauma system designation, phases of trauma, injury prevention, and outcomes management in trauma care.

This is an extensive look at head and spinal trauma. Head and spinal trauma encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting.  This section will cover traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord trauma, types of TBI, resuscitation of TBI and spinal trauma patients, seizures in TBI, and ocular-facial trauma.

This is an extensive look at Thoracic Trauma. Thoracic Trauma encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting.  This section will cover the epidemiology of thoracic trauma, blunt chest trauma, penetrating thoracic trauma, factors that drive the development of the index of suspicion, and the anatomy and physiology of thoracic organs.

This is an extensive look at Abdominal Trauma. Abdominal Trauma encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting.  This section will cover the epidemiology of abdominal injuries, mechanism of abdominal injuries, anatomic regions of the abdomen, procedural review of abdominal trauma, and the resuscitation of the abdominal trauma patient.

This is an extensive look at Extremity Trauma. Extremity Trauma encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section will cover the assessment of extremity trauma, diagnostic procedures in extremity trauma, classification grading of extremity injuries, immobilization techniques for extremity trauma, complications and resuscitation considerations, and post-operative care and rehabilitation of extremity trauma patients.

This is an extensive look at Pelvic, Renal and Urinary Trauma. Pelvic, Renal and Urinary trauma encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section covers pelvic, bladder, ureter and kidney injury and trauma, factors that increase hemorrhage, assessment steps in pelvic, bladder, ureter and kidney injury and trauma, immobilization of pelvic fractures, and radiologic procedures in urinary and renal trauma.

This is an extensive look at Burn management. Burn management encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting.  This section covers burn injury history, zones of injury, depth and the degree of burn injury, pathophysiology of burn shock, rules of nines, initial resuscitation, critical care, ongoing care, management of thermal, electrical, and chemical burns.

This is an extensive look at Pain management, sedation and NMBAs. Pain management, sedation and NMBAs encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting.  This section will cover types of pain in trauma, process of pain transmission, pain receptors, principles of opioids, sedation management, and neuromuscular blocking agents in trauma.

This is an extensive look at Nutrition. Nutrition encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section covers carbohydrates, lipids, proteins in nutrition, metabolic alteration in trauma, nutritional screening, caloric requirements, enteral and parenteral nutrition in trauma care.

 

This is an extensive look at Wound management. Wound management encompass concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section will cover anatomy of skin, muscle and nerves, inflammation, remodeling, healing, impedance of wound healing, assessment, wound closure, and dressing techniques.

This is an extensive look at Infection control. Infection control encompasses concepts consistently applied in both testing and clinical environments within the critical care hospital setting. This section will cover infectious syndromes in trauma, infectious process, principles of antimicrobial therapy, strategies to mitigate infection, and organ specific infectious processes.


Technical Requirements

  • Screen size:

A minimum of 1024×600. That is the average size of a netbook. You probably won’t want to view your course on a smaller screen than that – although, it is absolutely possible. A strong WiFi connection is required. No video content can be downloaded.

Total price

$300.00

  • Awarded CE Hours:14 CE hours on completion
  • Access Period:1 Year
  • Purpose:Trauma Certified Flight Nurse (TCRN) Exam Preparation and Continuing Education
  • Topics:Trauma Critical Care