Trauma Nursing Core Course

7th Edition

TNCC offers interactive learning with scenario-based assessments

  • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries
  • A systematic approach to the initial assessment
  • Hands-on training to provide expert care
  • Evidence-based content developed by trauma experts
  • Patient advocacy regarding pain management and family presence

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) developed the Trauma Nursing Core Course to establish a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge and to improve the care of all trauma patients. This seventh edition course combines interactive learning with scenario-based assessments to give nurses a comprehensive learning experience.

The two-day intensive course includes:

  • A systematic approach to the initial assessment
    Nurses learn A–I mnemonic and the Trauma Nursing Assessment.
  • Evidence-based content written by trauma experts
    This 24-chapter comprehensive manual features dedicated chapters for special populations.
  • Hands-on skill stations
    Nurses practice the systematic approach in real life situations with skilled instructors.
  • Five online modules
    These complete case studies take nurses through an entire sequence of care.
  • Verification and contact hours
    RN candidates with successful completion will receive the ENA TNCC four-year provider verification card. All attendees will be awarded a contact hour certificate with appropriate contact hours. Course completion awards 17.65 contact hours.

Details & Registration:

  • Course dates:
    • Sept. 26 &27
    • Nov. 27 & 28
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Location:
  • Registration deadline: Four weeks prior to clas

Sponsored by:
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Emergency Nurses Association

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #2322.


The course may be canceled if not enough participants sign up.

In accordance with American with Disabilities Act, please advise if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.

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