Education

The Rio Bravo Chachalacas proudly provides TNCC and ENPC provider and instructor training throughout the Rio Grande Valley.  Our team of instructors are highly experienced, friendly and dedicated to providing our participants with an outstanding learning experience.  In addition to providing TNCC and ENPC, the Chachalacas provide other continuing education opportunities for our members and the community.

Scholarships

Apply for a scholarship on the TXENA website.

ENA continues to fully support TNCC and ENPC courses during the developing COVID-19 pandemic. ENA is providing TNCC course delivery flexibility to Course Directors who are able to leverage videoconferencing while exploring feasibility of providing ENPC through videoconferencing. For providers with verification that expires between March 31 and July 31, ENA has extended their provider status through August 31. If you have additional questions, please contact Course Management at courseops@ena.org.

Emergency nurses need to be prepared to care for pediatric patients and recognize when they may be experiencing a life-or limb-threatening illness or injury and provide appropriate interventions and care, ensuring the child receives appropriate definitive care.

ENPC is designed to help you learn core-level pediatric knowledge and the psychomotor skills needed to positively affect patient outcomes in emergency departments. It presents a systematic assessment model; integrates associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology and identifies appropriate interventions.

Highlights include:

  • Performing a systematic triage assessment
  • Identifying subtle changes that indicate a worsening condition in a pediatric patient
  • Cultural considerations
  • Pain management
  • Techniques for interacting with the child and family
  • And more…..

Upcoming Training

Register today to attend our next ENPC training.

Supporting Documents

Optimal trauma patient care is best accomplished when all trauma team members use a systematic, standardized approach to injured patient care. You can help significantly reduce morbidity and mortality of trauma patients by educating yourself on how to be a stronger care team member.

TNCC provides you with cognitive, core-level trauma knowledge and psychomotor skills experience in an interactive format. The hands-on psychomotor skill stations help you incorporate cognitive knowledge into application of skills in a safe practice environment.

Course Highlights include:

  • Abdominal, pediatric and pregnancy trauma
  • Airway and ventilation interventions
  • Initial assessment and shock
  • Spinal immobilization
  • Chest trauma and traction splinting
  • Opportunity to earn contact hours.

Upcoming Training

Register today to attend our next TNCC training.

Supporting Documents

View our Injury Prevention page to learn more.

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