Although registered nurses are PCAR's target audience, the information contained in this program has proven useful to physical therapists, paramedics, social workers, dieticians, respiratory therapists, speech and occupational therapists, LVNs/LPNs, and others who interact with pediatric trauma inpatients.
Participants focus on concepts relevant to the nursing care of the injured, hospitalized patient:
Learners participate in interactive, expanding case scenarios that address the needs of hospitalized patients with injuries to major body systems. Each module introduces specific trauma care concepts including pathophysiology, patient assessment, and complications. Surgical, medical, and nursing management options and outcome criteria are introduced while analyzing children with:
Each interactive expanding case scenario promotes critical thinking, knowledge synthesis, and clinical reasoning skills by inviting learners to:
TCAR Education Programs (a division of Visionem Inc.) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Continuing education contact hours are also provided through Visionem Inc., a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15483. To receive a certificate of completion, learners must submit an online course evaluation and attend 2 class days (14 contact hours) or 1 day (7 contact hours).
Importantly, TCAR/PCAR charges are ALL-INCLUSIVE–there are no hidden or additional fees, which makes budgeting easy. And, because we do most of the work for you, many hours of your valuable time will not be spent on class preparation, registration, money handling, or follow-up.
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By the end of the class, participants will be able to:
TCAR Education Programs takes the pain out of planning and managing trauma nursing and outreach education programs. All you need to do is: