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Trauma Nursing Core Course - Oct. 2021

Start Date: 10/12/2021

Location: Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center

Phone Number: 402-437-2700

The Trauma Nursing Core Course, developed by the Emergency Nurses Association, is designed for registered nurses who have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. Other health care professionals may audit the course.

Trauma nursing, as a discipline, refers to the process and content of the various roles nurses have in the care of the trauma patient. The purpose of TNCC is to present knowledge, refine skills and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. The Trauma Nursing Core Course consists of a combination of lecture time and skills stations.


  • Identify the common mechanisms of injury associated with trauma
  • Describe the nursing assessment, both primary and secondary, of patients with trauma
  • Describe the appropriate interventions for patients with trauma
  • Describe mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions for patients with trauma

Course Director: Jodi DeWitt, RN, MSN, has more than 25 years of experience as a nurse. Jodi has worked at various critical care area hospitals and emergency rooms in Nebraska. She is a member of the Emergency Room Nurses Association. She is a certified instructor for TNCC.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. &
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center, Room 303
301 S. 68th St. Place, Lincoln, NE
Course Number: NURS-3247-CEFA

Registration deadline is Sept. 10 or when enrollment limit is met. No refunds after Sept. 10. The textbook will be mailed out the week of Sept. 13 so you have time to review/study before attending.

Successful completion of the course requires 80% or greater on the multiple choice exam and 70% or greater on the skill station evaluation. RN Candidates with successful completion will receive the ENA TNCC four year provider verification card. All attendees will be awarded contact hour certificate with appropriate contact hours. 18.3 contact hours are awarded for course completion. The TNCC Eighth Edition represents ENA’s continued commitment to uphold its belief statements and provide quality, evidence-based trauma education for nurses worldwide. The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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For more information, contact us at continuinged@southeast.edu; 402-437-2700; or 800-828-0072.