TCAR self-paced ONLINE

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Trauma Care After Resuscitation

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Provide your staff the same high-quality trauma education you’ve come to count on from TCAR Education Programs, anywhere, anytime. You now have THREE options for trauma staff education: the traditional Onsite TCAR course, TCAR Self-Paced Online, and TCAR Live Online. With TCAR Self-Paced Online, you can:

  • Start learners whenever it’s convenient
  • Reduce overall training costs, as compared to live courses
  • Eliminate contract and classroom hassles
  • Accommodate night shift employees
  • Track learner progress from your computer
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Unlike trauma education programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course is specifically designed for acute care, critical care, perioperative, and rehab nurses.

Now, for the first time ever, you don't need to be at a major trauma center (or in a classroom) to experience the world's highest quality trauma nursing program. With TCAR Self-Paced Online, you can receive elite trauma training wherever you are, whenever you are ready to begin.

TCAR Self-Paced Online employs a case scenario format that follows trauma patients from point of injury to hospital discharge. Learning interactions, knowledge checks, and videos are interspersed throughout to enhance information retention.

TCAR Self-Paced Online employs a case scenario format that follows trauma patients from point of injury to hospital discharge. Learning interactions, knowledge checks, and videos are interspersed throughout to enhance information retention.

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Course Outline

Part 1: Foundational Concepts

  • Module 1: The trauma care spectrum
  • Module 2: The biomechanics of trauma
  • Module 3: The body's response to injury

Part 2: Body System Injuries

  • Module 4: The patient with thoracic injury
  • Module 5: The patient with abdominal injury
  • Module 6: The patient with musculoskeletal injury
  • Module 7: The patient with head injury
  • Module 8: The patient with spine & spinal cord injury

Benefits of Self-Paced Learning

Meet your adult trauma training goals and comply with ACS-mandated education the easy way. The new, self-paced, online PCAR course contains the same 16 hours of high-quality, adult trauma education as in the live program, but it’s broken into bite-sized segments that can be started and completed anywhere, any time.

  • No more employee scheduling hassles, overtime, or staff replacement costs.
  • No waiting for specific class dates; start nurses right away.
  • No attendance issues with evening, night, and weekend-only employees.
  • Invite your learners and then track their progress securely on the TCAR website.
  • It’s so convenient – purchase course seats now – they never expire! Bulk discounts available.
  • Individual learners have 1-year access to the course and all related materials.

The TCAR Self-Paced program provides an engaging, online learning experience that includes:

Lecture Videos

Presented by TCAR Education Programs faculty

Ask a Trauma Nurse

Learners can submit questions to an expert TCAR faculty member.

Interactive Quizzes

Hundreds of quiz questions, dispersed throughout the modules, reinforce key concepts with mandated learner interactions enhancing information retention.

Full-Color Digital Manual

The course includes a 190+ page, full-color, illustrated manual.

ANCC Disclosure

ANCC Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no conflict of interest. Course registration includes an extensive, full-color downloadable manual, 1-year access to all course content, and a certificate of completion valid for four years.

Continuing Education Hours

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. This ANCC-approved program provides 16 continuing education contact hours (NCPD). Learners must finish modules in order, complete the knowledge assessments, and submit a course evaluation.

This continuing education activity is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 15483, for 16 continuing education contact hours. This certificate must be retained for 4 years.

This continuing education activity is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 15483, for 16 continuing education contact hours. This certificate must be retained for 4 years.

This continuing education activity is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 15483, for 16 continuing education contact hours. This certificate must be retained for 4 years.

Technical Specifications

  • Any Windows, Mac, iPad, or Android device with a screen that's at least 10" diagonal
  • A standard pair of headphones or earbuds
  • A strong WiFi connection (4-5 bar cellular will work, but might be a bit slow loading each new screen)
  • A quiet space with a comfortable chair so you can concentrate
  • A recent web browser version (e.g., Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge); Internet Explorer is NOT supported
  • Latest version of device's operating system (e.g., Mac OS, IOS, Android, Windows). Some older devices (over 5-years old) may not be able to display content correctly