TNATC Provider Course Overview
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ASTNA/IAFP Member: $495.00
Affiliate (AARC, AMPA): $575.00
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Both member and non-member rates are available within in each course.
** TNATC Manuals are included in the cost of the course.
Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma
Course (TNATC) is a three day educational experience focused
on care of the trauma patient during initial resuscitation and
transport. Employing didactic and practical methods of learning
will allow you to:
- Describe the professional responsibilities associated with
- Identify the importance of early recognition of high risk
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for the assessment
and management of the multiple trauma victim in the field and
- List management priorities in care of the multiple trauma
NOTE: TNATC does not certify any person to perform skills or
procedures taught in the course. Verification will be valid for
What Topics Are For Me, the Transport
The didactic portion of the course is designed to enhance cognitive
knowledge of the pathophysiology, assessment and management of
Course topics include:
- Transport Physiology
- Neurological Trauma
- Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma
- Trauma in Pregnancy
- Pediatric Trauma
- Legal Aspects of Transport
- Trauma Due to Burns
- Airway and Ventilatory Management
- Crisis Management
What Are the Teaching Methods?
The practical portion of the course includes skills stations on
invasive procedures, chest and c-spine x-ray interpretation, airway
management and patient assessment. All skills stations and transport
specific lectures are taught by qualified transport nurse instructors.
is a three day advanced trauma nursing course open to all transport
personnel providing direct patient care during transport by
ground or air. A minimum of six months transport experience
is recommended prior to enrolling in a TNATC. Successful
achievement of TNATC provider status requires preparation and
study. ASTNA is committed to providing these materials
no later than 30 days prior to the course. Those students
enrolling in TNATC less than 6 weeks in advance may not receive
course materials in time to adequately prepare. All course
participants receive continuing education contact hours.
*There is a six month grace period from the time your provider status expires before you need to re-verify.