2017 Courses

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - 2 Day
Multiple trauma has become known as the most neglected disease of the decade. Trauma kills more people between the ages of 15 & 24 – more than all other causes combined. It is also the leading cause of death and disability for all age groups up to the age of 45.

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) recognized that these statistics were grim reminders that the lack of prompt, definitive and standardized trauma care was producing fragmented, and presumably substandard, care for trauma patients. The ability to provide a mechanism that would elevate the quality of care for trauma victims became a priority within the association.

The Trauma Nursing Core Course has been designed by nurses for nurses. Its intent is to provide a consistent knowledge base and approach nurses rendering trauma care. This course will enhance cognitive skills, sharpen technical skills and provide a foundation for future learning. Its ultimate purpose is to improve the level of care provided in emergency care settings – large, small, rural and urban.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please advise Linda Harmsen, Trauma Services, at 530-5153 if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.

The Trauma Nursing Core Course is limited to Registered Nurses.
The fee includes:

  • the TNCC manual
  • course material
  • instructor fee
  • contact hours
  • lunch

Pre-payment must be made prior to the course. Books and materials will not be sent out until payment is received.

You must cancel at least 3 weeks before the course if you are unable to attend in order to receive a refund. This course implements the 2015 revisions and 7th Edition of the text. Previous text editions are outdated and will not be used. There is limited seating per course. You are considered registered when a completed form and payment are received and a spot is available. If there are not enough registrants for the course, it will be cancelled.

For registration fee and further information, please call 701-530-7721 or email.

Education Credits 
15.58 contact hours will be provided by the 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.

March 28 & 29, 2017
July 25 & 26, 2017

August 29 & 30, 2017

7:30 AM  –  6:00 PM

CHI St. Alexius Health
Technology & Education Building
1310 E. Main
Bismarck, ND 58501


December 6th, 2016 7:30 AM   through   December 28th, 2017 6:00 PM
Phone: (701) 530-7721

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