Certification Review Includes

  • Trauma Nursing: Abdominal Trauma

    1. Abdominal Trauma Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the patient experiencing an abdominal trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss hollow/ solid organ injuries
      Review diaphragmatic and retroperitoneal injuries
      Describe Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
      Discuss the emergency management of gastrointestinal bleeds
      Discuss the emergency management of an abdominal obstruction or gastrointestinal rupture
      Review the presentation and management of pancreatitis and hepatitis
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Cardiovascular Trauma

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the patient experiencing cardiac trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the presentation and emergency management of cardiac Contusions
      Review the management principles of cardiac tamponade
      Discuss the presentation and management of aortic rupture
      Describe the types of shock frequently seen in cardiovascular trauma and outline the management strategies for each type of shock
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Continuum of Care

    1. Students will learn about continuity of care for trauma patients including injury prevention, pre-hospital care and transportation and forensic and end-of-life issues. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to: Identify and plan for safe transport
      Ensure safe transport to a higher level of care when needed
      Identify injury prevention strategies
      Plan for safe discharge and rehabilitation of the trauma patient
      Identify ways to incorporate forensic care into trauma care
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Emergency Management of Burns

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and emergency management of the patient suffering from burns. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the skin
      Describe the similarities and differences between various types of burns, including chemical, electrical, thermal, radiological and inhalation burns
      Review the anatomy and pathophysiology of burns
      Recall the Rule of Palms and describe the correct classification of burns
      Discuss wound assessment and management, including fluid replacement
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Maxillofacial, Neck and Airway Management

    1. The students will learn about airway management principles and practice and care of the patient with maxillofacial and neck trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Conduct a physical assessment, including airway assessment and airway management procedures
      Describe rapid sequence induction for intubation and Pharmacology
      Discuss preparation for dealing with difficult airways, including the review of safe airway practices and describe the principles of pain management and sedation during transportation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Neurological Trauma

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathophysiology and management of the patient experiencing a neurological trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Review the human neurologic system and most common trauma of the neurological system
      Review transport considerations for the neurological patient
      Review care at time of traumatic event
      Review of care during Emergency Department evaluation and stabilization
      Review inpatient care of post neurological trauma
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Obstetrical and Genitourinary Trauma

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the obstetrical, gynecological and renal trauma patient. Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:
      Discuss nursing care of patients with problems of fluid and electrolyte imbalance
      Identify the anatomy and physiology of the genitourinary system
      List the common disorders of the genitourinary system and nursing care
      Describe male and female reproductive disorders and treatments
      Discuss complications of pregnancy in relation to trauma
      Describe the emergency management of the pregnant patient suffering from a traumatic injury
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Orthopedic Trauma

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the patient experiencing orthopedic trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss vertebral and pelvic injuries
      Review the emergency management strategies for Compartment syndrome
      Describe the management of amputations and fractures of the extremities
      Discuss soft tissue injuries
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Professional Issues and Management

    1. Students will learn about the principles of professional issues and management as concerns the trauma nurse. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss evidence based practice and research
      Describe legal and ethical issues commonly encountered in trauma nursing
      Discuss psychosocial issues in trauma nursing
      Review principles of outreach and community education
      Examine stress management principles and the effective management of critical incident stress
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Pulmonary Trauma

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the patient experiencing Pulmonary trauma. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss acute lung injury/ARDS
      Review the presentation and management of pulmonary embolism and pneumothorax
      Differentiate the presenting signs and symptoms of pneumothorax versus hemothorax
      Describe the management of chest trauma
      Discuss the management of airway trauma
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Trauma Nursing: Special Considerations

    1. Students will learn about the principles, pathology and management of the patient experiencing a mechanical circulatory support and pacing emergency and the principles of shock management in medical and traumatic emergencies. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Articulate the principles of mechanical circulatory support
      Discuss intra-Aortic balloon pumps
      Review the use of ventricular assist devices
      Describe the management of various pacing emergencies
      Describe 4 types of shock states
      Review mechanism of injury for most commonly encountered medical and surgical emergencies
      Discuss 4 common electrolyte disturbances seen in shock and review management strategies
    2. Contact Hours: 2

Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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