Full Course Description

2-Day Intensive Trauma Course: Conquer the Deteriorating Patient

Program Information


  1. Conduct a Rapid Trauma Assessment, including FAST and EFAST, focused abdominal sonogram for trauma and ultrasound assessment of trauma.
  2. Analyze physiological presentations and clinical signs indicative of specific trauma diagnoses.
  3. Distinguish key palliative interventions in the stabilization and projected continuum of care for selected pediatric and adult traumatic injuries.
  4. Plan for trauma specific issues in airway management and pulmonary pathophysiology.
  5. Assess to determine the most appropriate critical-care stabilization, ongoing care, and transport for a neurological trauma patient.
  6. Apply new insights related to the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system to trauma care.
  7. Evaluate physiological presentations and clinical signs indicative of specific trauma diagnoses.
  8. Integrate knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the clinical practice of providers caring for the multi-system trauma patient.
  9. Plan appropriate clinical interventions for common clinical problems encountered in the management of the complex, multi-system trauma patient.
  10. Choose best responses to patients in crisis using trauma resuscitation algorithms.
  11. Determine interventions based upon current research and updates in clinical practice that supersede curriculums.
  12. Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary to successfully complete the TCRN examination.


Trauma Assessment

Hemorrhage Control Emergent and Ongoing Pain Management in Traumatic Injuries Head to Toe Review of Systems Specific Complex Mechanisms of Injury Not Just Little Adults: Pediatric Trauma Review Putting It All Together: Case Based Review

Copyright : 05/11/2020

Think Like an Emergency Nurse: Deliver Critical Care in Any Department

Program Information


How will you improve patient outcomes?

Risk Reduction

Common Emergency Conditions

Prioritization & Practice

Team Preparation

Cognitive Error

Putting it Together: Skills Lab & Clinical Scenarios


  1. Develop a plan to respond to a crashing patient.
  2. Practice what is needed to respond quickly to help your sickest patients.
  3. Determine the immediate interventions necessary to save lives.
  4. Practice the mental strategies necessary for success.
  5. Distinguish between “sick” vs. “not sick”.
  6. Analyze clinical scenarios presented.
  7. Formulate a plan of action to deal with an emergency.

Copyright : 10/19/2017