I am an ICU RN who is going to do TNCC next month.
I am prereading the manual ....... any other hints or suggestions?
May 19, '02
Way to go Cindy!!!!! I take TNCC this fall!! Looking forward to it!
Time will go by fast for you especially in the ED
May 19, '02
In the book, find the scenarios. Memorize ABCD's primary survey, then E-I secondary survey. I practiced by going thru the scenarios doing this-- lucky for me it was exactly what you do in class. So I knew that. Yes, read the chapters. I usually don't read the book before a class like this one, but I read about 1/2 the book and found myself speedreading the chapters the night between TNCC! The instructors go over the chapters in class, but there were still things on the test they hadn't gone over. Good luck!! Cindy
Jul 4, '02
tncc is a good course to take if you enjoyed that try enpc(emergency nurse ped. course) and btls(basic trauma life support) these are good for begining trauma nurses enpc is better than pals its more geared to er nurses
Jul 5, '02
ok had all the crap repeatedly.... cen, micn, acls, pals, tncc etc etc. i think if you have common sense, and know your a&p anybody can pass tncc. i thought it was a breeze......just use your head! :d
Jul 17, '02
From deep in the heart of texas
TNCC is a good course, but we have more courses and initials that there are signs
Jul 23, '02
I completed this course last october and it has helped me immensely. Not much in there on A&P or trauma i hadn't come across before...coming from ICU background...just seemed to be presented in the right context.
Our facilitator told us that it isn't so much about what you can learn from a book but how you can use that knowledge when under pressure.