Managing Thoracic Trauma

Green Clock Hours: 1.00 - 1.25

In this course, you will learn about types of thoracic trauma and how to identify and care for those with thoracic trauma within the framework of the trauma nursing process. Blunt and penetrating chest trauma is common in traumatically injured patients and account for 20 to 25% of trauma deaths (Narayanan et al., 2018). The trauma nurse needs to be able to identify and intervene when a patient sustains thoracic injuries to reduce morbidity and mortality.

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Course Description

In this course, you will learn about types of thoracic trauma and how to identify and care for those with thoracic trauma within the framework of the trauma nursing process. Blunt and penetrating chest trauma is common in traumatically injured patients and account for 20 to 25% of trauma deaths (Narayanan et al., 2018). The trauma nurse needs to be able to identify and intervene when a patient sustains thoracic injuries to reduce morbidity and mortality.

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