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Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses

The Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) Course is taught concurrently with the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) for physicians. This program is presented by the Society of Trauma Nurses in cooperation with The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. This course was developed to teach established standards of trauma care and practical lifesaving skills. This course is designed for the nurse working in Emergency Departments, Intensive Care Units, the Prehospital Setting or any department related to trauma care.
This course includes didactic presentations on initial assessment, airway management, abdominal trauma, thoracic trauma, shock, head and spinal cord trauma, burns, extremity trauma, pediatric trauma, trauma in pregnancy, and stabilization and transportation. Coupled with the lectures are corresponding practical skill stations and moulage assessment stations which demonstrate application of didactic information.

ATCN Student Refresher

This course is designed for nurses who completed an ATCN course within the past four years and wish to reverify their ATCN. A copy of current ATCN provider card must be provided at the time of application.


Provider course approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 11062 for 19.0 CE contact hours. Refresher course approved for 8.0 CE contact hours.

Dates and Times

2 Day Provider Course

7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Flagstaff - 2021
  • March 6-7
  • July 10-11
  • May 22-23
  • Sept 11-12
Phoenix - Valleywise Health Center
  • Feb 13-14,
  • Nov 6-7 

1 Day Hybrid-Provider Course Requires Registration 3 weeks prior to course 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Flagstaff - 2021
  • January 19
  • October 19
  • April 28

1 Day Refresher Course 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Flagstaff - 2021
  • February 5
  • August 20
  • June 17

Instructor Course 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Flagstaff - 2021
  • March 25-26
  • September 23-24
  • July 22-23


At Flagstaff Medical Center, the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of Fort Valley Shopping Center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.

In Phoenix, courses will be held at ValleyWise Health - Administration Bldg, 2601 E. Roosevelt.


Class Cost
$350.00 - Provider
$250.00 - Refresher
$325.00 - Instructor
Fees include manuals, continental breakfast and lunches.


To register online, please click the appropriate registration button on this page under "Event Details."

To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under "Event Links and Documents."

Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

You also may fax your registration to (928) 773-2430.


Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $125.00 administration fee. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within 14 days of the course.