Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Course

Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Course

TNCC, 9th edition, is now available! This new edition expands the opportunity to apply trauma knowledge and skills by increasing the Trauma Nursing Process teaching activities from six to eight scenarios.

About TNCC

Every second counts when stabilizing life-threatening trauma cases. This course, taught by qualified nurses, prepares you with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and training needed to provide high-quality trauma nursing care. After completing this course, you can adequately assess patients and implement evidence-based interventions to improve their outcomes.

Here's a glimpse into what you'll learn:

  • The latest trauma nursing practice recommendations
  • Systematic assessment and standardized approach to trauma nursing care
  • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries

Trauma education is vital to providing optimal care

Course Format 

A variety of learning methodologies include catering to every learning style, including:

  • Provider Manual
  • Online modules
  • Instructor-led classroom discussions and skill stations
  • Virtual courses available

Pre-course learning: Includes access to required online modules before the course date to let you learn at your own pace, apply what you know, and receive immediate feedback. Modules include a step-by-step breakdown of the Trauma Nursing Process and a comprehensive study guide.

Instructor-led classroom discussions and skills stations: TNCC generally takes one-and-a-half days. Live, in-person, or virtual classroom learning includes skill stations, group discussions, and other interactive exercises. 

Electronic testing: Open-book testing enables you to test in an environment that makes you most comfortable. No more test anxiety!

Why is ENA's TNCC the right course for you?

  • Evidence-based content developed by trauma nursing experts.
  • Curriculum designed specifically for nurses.
  • Course content is updated regularly as trauma care evolves.
  • Four-year, internationally recognized verification as a TNCC provider is earned upon successful completion.
  • Increases your confidence in trauma patient care.
  • Courses are available year-round at locations conveniently located near you.
  • Earn 19.5 CNE hours.


  • Only registered nurses are eligible for certificate status.
  • Licensed practical nurses and paramedics can attend all course portions and obtain CNE hours but are not eligible for provider status certification.