Teamwork plays an important role in the management of severely injured patients. As much as surgeons need to be trained in trauma surgery, nurses should also be equipped with sound knowledge of their treatment and management.
The Definitive Perioperative Nurses Trauma Care (DPNTC) Course is designed to provide Perioperative Nurses with the skills necessary to effectively assist surgeons in the Operating Theatres when dealing with life-threatening injuries in the early stages of surgical management.
The DPNTC Course will be delivered to you by a group of very experienced Trauma Surgeons and Nurses. It is conducted in conjunction with the Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) Course and is suitable for Perioperative Nurses with a minimum of two years' working experience in the Operating Theatres.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
- Comprehend surgical decision-making skills
- Familiarise with trauma operative settings with surgeons
- Demonstrate operative technique in the care for critically ill surgical trauma patient
- Perform technique on hemorrhage control and ability to handle major thoracic, cardiac and abdominal injures