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Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN): Study Guide

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This comprehensive study guide is designed to enhance your knowledge of trauma nurse practices, professional development, regulations and care of specific injuries and emergencies. This is a great resource for those preparing to take the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) certification exam.
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16 Chapters in Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN): Study Guide

16 chapters in Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN): Study Guide

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Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Types of Chest Injuries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Chest Injury: Signs & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sternum Injury: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Flail Chest: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Flail Chest: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Flail Chest: Management & Complications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Respiratory Trauma Injuries: Types, Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425913].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425913].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Lung Contusion: Definition & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362663].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362663].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Lung Contusion: Treatment & Recovery Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362665].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362665].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Lung Contusion: Management & Complications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Chest Contusion: Definition & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Blunt Cardiac Injury (BCI): Definition & Levels of Severity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Great Vessel Injuries: Symptoms, Complications & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Thoracic Injury: Symptoms & Severity Score Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Lumbar Injuries: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Sacral Injuries: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Pelvic Injury: Treatment, Rehabilitation & Recovery Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[362717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Soft Tissue Injuries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[323029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[323029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Soft Tissue Injury Repair: Stages & Massage Therapy Support Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[323031].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[323031].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Fracture-Related Medical Terms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Complications of a Cast or Splint Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387979].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387979].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Medical Amputation: Definition, Procedure, Complications & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425977].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425977].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - First-Degree Burns: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361905].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361905].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Second-Degree Burns: Treatment & Healing Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Third-Degree Burns: Symptoms, Treatment & Healing Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Treat a Burn from Boiling Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361909].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361909].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Chemical Burns: Definition & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Chemical Burns: Treatment & First Aid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Electrical Burns: Signs & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361987].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361987].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Electrical Burns: Treatment & First Aid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361989].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361989].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Inhalation Injury: Signs & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361889].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361889].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Trauma-Related Disorders: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Acute Stress Disorder Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-image Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Hypovolemic & Septic Shock: Causes & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Obstructive Shock: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425909].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425909].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Pneumothorax: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[186579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[186579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cardiogenic Shock: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356447].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356447].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Causes, Diagnosis & Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(8, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - How to Elicit a Patient's Health History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Techniques for Physical Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Vital Signs? - Definition & How to Take Them Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16220].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16220].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Techniques for Assessing Patient Illness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Assessing Pain & Discomfort Levels in Patients Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Trauma Assessment Techniques for Healthcare Professionals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Triage? - Definition & Categories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144207].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144207].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Common & Severe Adverse Drug Reactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Transfusion and Transplant Reactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Burns: Causes, Degree Levels & The Rule of Nines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[322017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[322017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Neurological Tests of Major Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma: Definition & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(10, 16)}}
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Lesson 1 - Age-Specific Considerations for Patient Care Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Pharmacology Principles for Nurses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Sedative? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Analgesia? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Basic Terms for Pain-Relieving Medications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231930].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231930].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Non-Pharmacological Pain Management & Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231938].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231938].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is an Ostomy? - Definition, Types & Complications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Definition & Devices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Complex Wounds: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426879].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426879].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Orthotic Devices: Types, Functions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[322107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[322107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Immobilization Devices & Stabilizers: Types & Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(11, 16)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Chest Tube, Arterial Line & Central Line Insertions: Functions & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Compartment Syndrome Monitoring Devices: Functions & Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Doppler Ultrasound? - Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - End-Tidal Capnography: Definition, Functions & Measurement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Why & When is a Tourniquet Used? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Proper Tourniquet Application & Technique Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Surgical Airway Insertions: Functions & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Intraosseous Needles: Definition, Uses & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devices: Functions & Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Needle Decompression: Uses & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Fluid Resuscitation: Uses & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Pericardiocentesis: Patient Monitoring & Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Bedside Open Thoracotomy: Definition, Uses & Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(15, 16)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Trauma Nurse: Qualities, Skills & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Trauma Registry: Definition, Function & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cultural Competence in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[281519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[281519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[168701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[168701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Critical Incident Stress Management: Definition, Application & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Disaster Management & Response for Nurses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethics and Values in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ethical Issues in Critical Care Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[168693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[168693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Professional Development for Nurses: Definition, Strategies & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[426019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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