Trauma Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital is a leader in trauma education.  We provide education and training to help hospitals improve trauma care for their patients.

For enrollment and information about any of our upcoming courses, please contact Beck Lienau by calling 617-732-7411 or through email BWH Trauma Center.

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

The ATLS student course is a 2-day continuing medical education program (CME) designed by ACS Committee on Trauma to teach medical professionals the standardized skills required for initial assessment and stabilization of injured patients.  BWH offers ATLS courses five times per year. 

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

The purpose of TNCC is to present core-level knowledge, refine skills, and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing.  Developed by the Emergency Nursing Association (ENA), this 2-day, 16-hour course is designed to provide nurses with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills. 

Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR)

TCAR is a 2-day trauma fundamentals course for nurses in the acute care, critical care, and perioperative disciplines.  Created by TCAR Education Program in 2008, TCAR provides an A-Z perspective of trauma nursing, focusing on common threads across the care continuum.  BWH is honored to be the only level I trauma center in New England that sponsors the TCAR course both onsite and in partnership with community hospitals. 

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