FAQs

COURSE INFORMATION
Who is TCAR Education Programs?
Program Overview
Who is the TCAR/PCAR target audience?
How do TCAR and PCAR differ from other standardized, trauma verification courses?
How do Trauma Centers or trauma systems use TCAR and PCAR courses?
What content is covered in a TCAR/PCAR course?
What inpatient-oriented topics are included in the TCAR/PCAR courses?
Are the TCAR/PCAR courses just for Level 1 Trauma Centers?
Does the American College of Surgeons recognize TCAR Education Programs courses?
What's the difference between the TCAR and PCAR courses?
Is the TCAR course appropriate for pediatric nurses?
Should nurses who care for adults AND children attend both TCAR and PCAR?
Are TCAR and PCAR advanced trauma nursing courses?
Are TCAR/PCAR critical care courses?
How often are the TCAR/PCAR courses updated?
What options are available for attending a TCAR or PCAR course?
How long is TCAR/PCAR verification valid?
Do participants need to study in preparation for the courses?
Do participants take a written test or skills test?
Is TCAR a TCRN certification preparation course?

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How often is TCAR revised?
How long does it take for learners to complete the course?
Who is the TCAR target audience?
Once I buy seats, can I choose between TCAR and PCAR courses?
Can learners participate in a course as a group?
Do my learners need to perform an entire TCAR course in 2 consecutive days?
How long before TCAR learners need to reverify?
What technical specifications are necessary to run the course?
Can I choose BOTH TCAR and PCAR courses for my organization?
Do learners get a course manual?
We found some errors or issues with the course. How do we provide feedback?
Is there a post-test for the course?
What web browsers are recommended?
How many continuing education hours are awarded upon course completion?
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How much does a TCAR course cost?
How do I purchase multiple TCAR course seats for my institution?
Can I try before I buy?
How does my facility pay for TCAR?
When do my course spots expire?
What is your refund policy?
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Is a contract with the hospital required to register my learners for a TCAR or PCAR course?
How do I track learner progress and completion?
What are the administrative benefits of TCAR?
When can learners begin taking the course?
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How do I register for a course?
How often are the TCAR and PCAR courses revised?
What topics are covered in the TCAR course?
What do I do if I have trouble accessing the course?
Do I need to buy a TCAR/PCAR student manual?
I found some errors or issues with the course. How do I provide feedback?
How long do I have access to the course?
What web browsers are recommended?
When will I receive my NCPD certificate?
What technical specifications are necessary to run the course?
When do I need to renew my TCAR/PCAR verification?
Do I need to pre-study in preparation for a TCAR/PCAR course?
Do I need to take a written test or skills test?
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Can I try before I buy?
How do I get a receipt for the course?
How can I pay for TCAR?
What if I don't like the course and want my money back?
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When do I get access to the TCAR course?
How long do I have to complete the course and for how long do I have access to the course?
Do I get a course manual?
How do I access the manual?
Is there a post-test for the course?
How many continuing education (NCPD) hours are awarded upon course completion?
Can I print out a certificate of completion?
When do I need to reverify?