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Emergency Nursing Program

The Emergency Program is a two day program developed for nurses providing emergency care to trauma patients across the lifespan, in both metropolitan and regional/rural settings.

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The program structure aims to build upon your theoretical knowledge and practice in Emergency Nursing and develop a greater understanding of pathophysiology, assessment and management of trauma patients and related clinical skills.

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Course Inclusion

  • One copy of Emergency and Trauma Care (2nd ed) – For Nurses and Paramedics by K. Curtis and C. Ramsden.
  • Professional Development Points and a Certificate of Completion
  • CENA TNP Emergency Care Trauma Nursing Manual. Detailing essential pathophysiology, assessment and management of common trauma conditions.
  • Pre and Post course access to an online CENA TNP Emergency Care trauma course
  • Optional written assessment. Additional professional development points are awarded if minimum pass rate is achieved

Program Structure

  • The program consists of facilitated lecture discussion, practical hands-on workshops, skill stations and simulation scenarios.

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  • Facilitators are experienced emergency and trauma nurses from around Australia, who use interactive teaching and case based discussion to deliver theory and practical sessions
  • Following completion of the program, you will receive a certificate of completion and be awarded continuing professional development points.

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Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the significance and impact of major trauma as a public health problem;
  • Describe the organisational approach to the management of major trauma;

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  • Describe the common physiological and psychological consequences of major trauma on specialty populations; including paediatric, geriatric and pregnant patients;
  • Implement a structured clinical approach to the assessment and management of patients with major trauma;
  • Understand the importance of working with colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Identify specific clinical skills relating to the management of the patient with major trauma; and
  • Discuss the application of performance improvement principles to the evaluation of trauma care.

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Who Should Attend

  • CENA TNP has been developed for nurses providing emergency care to trauma patients in metropolitan, rural and regional health services and hospitals.

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  • CENA TNP is suitable for all nurses, with a variety of experience and knowledge, providing trauma care

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Testimonials

Darwin | April 2018

  • The overall program was very helpful and informative. Despite doing my post-grad cert I have gained knowledge and skills regarding trauma. Thank you”

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