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NTACC-Nurse Trauma & Critical Care

NTACC – Developed for Nurses by Nurses.

NTACC is a new and exciting 2 day course developed to meet the requirements of Level 1 and 2 of the Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Trauma Competencies in the Emergency Department as defined by the National Major Trauma Nursing Group.

Individual price  £495.00 + VAT

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Course Overview

  • Cost – £495.00*
    (per person)
  • Duration
    – 2 Days

* All costs are subject to VAT

Course Dates

Starts Ends Status Location  
25th March 2019 7:45am 26th March 2019 5:00pm Places Available Reliance Medical Ltd | West Avenue | Kidsgrove | ST7 1TW Book this course
29th April 2019 7:45am 30th April 2019 5:00pm Places Available Reliance Medical Ltd | West Avenue | Kidsgrove | ST7 1TW Book this course
13th May 2019 7:45am 14th May 2019 5:00pm Places Available Reliance Medical Ltd | West Avenue | Kidsgrove | ST7 1TW Book this course

Course Information

The aim of this course is to facilitate nurses working in Emergency Departments (EDs) in the acquisition of all competencies outlined by the National Major Trauma Nursing Group in the provision of care for the adult and paediatric major trauma patient.

This course is one of the most dynamic nursing trauma courses available which adheres to the competencies identified by the National Major Trauma Nursing Group.

This course is clinically underwritten by suitably qualified medical and nursing staff provided by The ATACC Group and the wider ATACC Faculty. Additionally, this course backed by the expert Medical Advisory Group provided by The ATACC Group. The course is designed for a maximum of 12 candidates.

Course Outline.

Introduce course aims and objectives for the provision of care for the adult and paediatric major trauma patient.

Introduce the initial step in relation to the organisational aspects of major trauma care such as understanding the local trauma care system and pathway in your MTC/TU/LEH; initiate the trauma call; preparing the receiving environment and assembling your trauma team.

Introduce and understand the essential elements involved in patient reception and handover including importance of collegial respect; listening; introductions and a robust ATMIST handover from pre-hospital colleagues.

Introduce and understand critical importance and objectives of the initial patient assessment including the MARCH approach to patient assessment.

Understand and demonstrate spine immobilisation, management and assessment based on mechanism of injury, suspicion index. Including log rolling and transfer techniques and additional adjuncts such as scoop, vacuum mattress.

Understand and demonstrate in the immediate assessment and management of the airway in the trauma patient. Recognising the time critical event and identification of an airway at risk; use adjuncts to airway management such as RSI, cricothyroidotomy and needle cricothyroidotomy.

Demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills in management of major haemorrhage including assessment for circulation and progression of shock including MHP and administration of blood & fluids. Understand the role of DDiT, dressings, haemostatic agents and FAST scan in Massive haemorrhage.

Understand and demonstrate the assessment and management of breathing and ventilation including the vital role assessment for chest injury using the R U IN S H A P E assessment and ATOM-FC acronym.

Understand and describe the use or requirement for adjuncts such as chest drains, thoracostomy and thoracotomy in the care of a major trauma patient.

Course Outline.

Demonstrate a structured approach to the clinical assessment and management of disability in the care of the major trauma patient including GCS, AVPU, PEARL & limb movement.

Understand and describe the link between findings and physiology including intracranial injuries, spinal cord
injuries, neurogenic/spinal shock.

Understand and demonstrate the management of patients with spinal cord injuries or intubated & ventilated patients including pressure area care, principles of ICP and neuro interventions such as fluid management, patient positioning and PCO2 monitoring.

Understands the management principles related to a patient with a traumatic brain injury – c-spine collars, glycaemic control & normothermia.

Demonstrates knowledge relating to the clinical assessment and management of exposure and temperature control in the major trauma patient.

Understands and demonstrates the clinical assessment and management of pain in the major trauma patient including national/local guidelines, sedation and regional blocks.

Demonstrates knowledge related to major trauma patients whom require specifically focussed treatment plans and the factors which are specific to that patient group such as Silver trauma, trauma in pregnancy, burns, bariatric, agitated/aggressive patient and paediatric patient.

Understand the principles and key elements to management of death of a trauma patient including looking after the family/relatives/staff involved or effected and discussion related to organ donation.

Understand and demonstrate the importance of the secondary survey of the major trauma patient.

Understanding the importance and critical nature of the TEAM in the transfer of the trauma patient.

Demonstrates and recognises the key non-technical skills required by nurses providing care to the major trauma patient such as team work, communication, situational awareness and robust trauma handover.

All courses are Delivered at PITRA

PITRA Reliance Medical Ltd
West Avenue

If you want to deliver the course outside of PITRA facilities please email sales@atacc.co.uk

PITRA is Located centrally in the UK, close to Manchester airport and the motorway network, this is a unique, futuristic and fully immersive training facility, with a dedicated “storm-room” and ProSIMex which takes learning to a new dimension.

Key points of one of the most versatile classrooms you will find:

From simple lectures to hugely immersive educational experience

Teach on multiple walls with numerous presentation programmes simultaneously

Utilise our Immersive cube and train in a realistic environments that can rapidly change

Multiple breakout rooms

Boost learning and retention

Spacious parking & external training area.

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