Advanced Trauma Care For Nurses
Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) is an advanced course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patients. The ATCN course is taught concurrently with ATLS. The ATCN program has been operational for over 20 years and has an excellent record of offering a superb trauma educa- tional program, and maintaining a positive collaboration with the ACS Committee on Trauma State Chapters. The ATCN program is currently being offered in numerous states as well as internationally. Benefits of the ATCN Course include an educational, team building, collabor- ative, synchronized approach to trauma care as trauma nurses share didactic lectures wit the physician attendee of the ATLSĀ® Course. Physicians and nurses caring for trauma patients have the opportunity to share a common language and approach to trauma care. When the A TLS
attendees break out for physician skill stations the ATCN nurses join small group trauma nursing skill stations. The ATCN course was developed in response to a need for advanced trauma education for nurses. The ATCN course has been operational for over twenty years and is under the auspices of the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN). STN is a professional, international nursing organization that spans the continuum of trauma care. May is National Trauma Awareness Month. In 1988, Ronald Reagan recognized the need for trauma awareness and established May as the month for us to dedicate our time and resources to increasing
Course Description
The nurse participants audit the ATLS lectures. During the ATLS skill and testing stations, the nurses are separated from the physician group and directed through ATCN skill stations. ATCN Skill stations include:
  • Initial Assessment and Management
  • Musculoskeletal & Spinal Trauma
  • Airway & Ventilatory Management
  • Hemorrhagic Shock
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Head Traumaw
The Skill Stations are based on an interactive "hands-on: scenario-based approach" to adult education. The practical testing stations allow the ATCN students to demonstrate the application of ATLS and ATCN information on a moulaged (is the art of applying mock injuries for the purpose of training Emergency Response Teams and other medical staff ) patient. Participants receive both ATCN manual and an ATLS manual. The ATCN program verifies successful completion of the ATCN course and provides continuing education for completion of a course..
ATCN Provider Course Schedule
  • Shock*
  • Thoracic Trauma*
  • Abdominal Trauma*
  • Initial Assessment and Management
  • Airway and Ventilatory Management
  • Rotation in Practical Skills Stations:
  • Airway & Ventilatory Management, Hemorrhagic Shock and Initial Assessment, MRDS Team Video
  • Musculoskeletal Trauma*
  • Spine & Spinal Cord Trauma
  • Injuries due to Burn and Cold*
  • Transfer to Definitive Care*
  • Skills Testing Station: Initial Assessment
  • Written Examination & Triage Case Scenarios
  • Rotation in Practical Skills Stations:
  • Pediatric Trauma, Spine & Extremity Injury, and Head Trauma
  • Head Trauma*
  • Trauma in Women*
  • Trauma in Extreme Age
About Us
Apex Medical Academy is a unique institution where academic training for doctors, physiotherapists and nursing would be provided all under one roof. There are many colleges and universities where they provide training for doctors i.e. MBBS, MD, MS, physiotherapists,nursing and paramedical staff. As we all know medicine is ever changing field where there are new innovations occurring every now and then and hence people in this field require to upgrade their knowledge as well as professional skill.Hence, we at Apex are making sincere efforts in this direction.

Apex Medical Academy is going to train various medical and paramedical professionals to keep them abreast of the latest technologies and techniques in their respective fields.

Now days, quality is the only parameter that matters to all, especially in medical field. Recently there is huge scarcity of trained and efficient professionals like doctors,physiotherapists and nursing in tertiary health care centers and hospitals. So by getting trained, these professionals would be able to handle the patient much efficiently in critical situations and hence they will get more job opportunities and growth in their future prospects. The hospitals also require accreditation of NABH, JCI or ISO certification as these are the set benchmarks for progress of healthcare industry. To achieve and maintain these standards,training of health care professionals in various areas is very important and makes them more efficient also.
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