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Emergency Nursing Program
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.
- One copy of Emergency and Trauma Care (3rd ed) – For Nurses and Paramedics by Curtis, Ramsden, Shaban, Fry, & Considine.
- 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
- The program consists of facilitated lecture discussion, practical hands-on workshops, skill stations and simulation scenarios.
- 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.
- Discuss the significance and impact of major trauma as a public health problem;
- Describe the organisational approach to the management of major trauma;
- 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.
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.
- CENA TNP is suitable for all nurses, with a variety of experience and knowledge, providing trauma care