The DHMC Emergency Department provides courses for those who want to learn more about providing proper care in an emergency facility.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses
The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course is available for physicians who care for injured patients. This course is a CME (Continuing Medical Education) program developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.
Cardiac Life Support courses
Cardiac Life Support courses are available for physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, and other eligible providers.
For more information, see:
Course in Advanced Trauma Nursing (CATN)
- A 13-hour course organized around the following concepts: oxygenation/ventilation, transport/perfusion, mobility/sensation, pain, consciousness, tissue integrity, and collaboration/relationships.
Emergency Nursing Pediatric course (ENPC)
- A two-day course designed to provide core-level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the pediatric patient.
Trauma Nursing Core course (TNCC)
- A two-day course designed to provide core-level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the trauma patient.
Trauma Nursing Core course (TNCC) re-verification course
- A one-day course designed to update and re-verify nurses who need to renew their TNCC credential.
For more information on joining the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), go to www.ena.org.