Trauma nurse

  1. I am a pre-nursing student, who would like to know the criteria for a Trauma nurse.

    Thank you in advance
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   CEN35
    well i would think acls, pals, tncc your area micn course would all be required. having the cen would probably be a plus. however, they are juse certs. experience is huge imo!

    me
  4. by   4XNURSE
    originally posted by cen35
    well i would think acls, pals, tncc your area micn course would all be required. having the cen would probably be a plus. however, they are juse certs. experience is huge imo!

    me
    plus a whole lot of intestinal fortitude!

    ken
  5. by   CEN35
    fortitude? lol! yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...........strength over pain and adversity!!!!!!!! :d

    although that does wear on ya at times.

    me
    Last edit by CEN35 on Mar 15, '02
  6. by   carlarn
    You might want to check with your state department of regulations, or the trauma registry in your state. Is there someone you know working in the ED currently? They might be able to give you some assistance. One more place to check is your local or chosen nursing school. Good luck!
  7. by   JillR
    CEN,

    What is MICN? Thanks in advance.

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