CLOSED TPATC Provider Course in Denton, TX-November 19 and 20, 2020
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Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC) is a two day educational experience focused on care of the trauma patient during initial resuscitation and transport while employing didactic and practical methods of learning.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/19/2020 to 11/20/2020
When: 11/19/2020
7:30 AM
Where: Med Trans
Denton, Texas 
United States

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****Non-Members MUST register HERE through the Education Only-Non-Member category. This will provide you access to the required online pre-study. Every student must have an account through ASTNA whether member or non-member. Once you register for an account, please return to the course you would like to sign up for***


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Registration Fees:

ASTNA/IAFP Member: $495.00

Affiliate (AARC, AMPA): $575.00

Non-Member: $650.00

Audit: $250.00


Select the appropriate registration fee. Both member and non-member rates are available within in each course.


Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC) is a two day educational experience focused on care of the trauma patient during initial resuscitation and transport. Employing didactic and practical methods of learning will allow you to:

  • Describe the professional responsibilities associated with patient transport.
  • Identify the importance of early recognition of high risk trauma patients.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for the assessment and management of the multiple trauma victim in the field and interfacility settings.
  • List management priorities in care of the multiple trauma victim.

NOTE: TPATC does not certify any person to perform skills or procedures taught in the course. Verification will be valid for four years*.


What Topics Are For Me, the Transport Professional?

The didactic portion of the course (completed online prior course attendance) is designed to enhance cognitive knowledge of the pathophysiology, assessment and management of trauma.

Course topics include but are not limited to:

  • Transport Physiology
  • Safety
  • General Principles of Trauma
  • Neurologic Trauma
  • Shock
  • Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Legal Aspects of Transport
  • Burns
  • Airway and Mechanical Ventilation
  • Review of Imaging Studies
  • Chest x-ray interpretation scenarios


What Are the Teaching Methods?

This is a hybrid course. All TPATC didactic lectures must be completed online prior to attendance in the course. Proof of completion is required upon course check-in.

The practical portion of the course includes skills stations on invasive procedures, airway management, scenarios and patient assessments. In addition, the course includes various review sessions, safety scenarios and a practical and written exam. All content is taught by qualified, trained transport professional instructors.


DISCLAIMER: TPATC is a two day advanced trauma professional course open to all transport personnel providing direct patient care during transport by ground or air. A minimum of six months transport experience is recommended prior to enrolling in a TPATC.  Successful achievement of TPATC provider status requires preparation and study as well as documented completion of the Online TPATC lectures.  ASTNA is committed to providing these materials no later than 30 days prior to the course.  Those students enrolling in TPATC less than 6 weeks in advance may not receive course materials in time to adequately prepare.  All course participants receive continuing education contact hours.


*There is a six month grace period from the time your provider status expires before you need to re-verify. Reverification can be done through the Online TPATC or through the 2 day TPATC.




TPATC Course Agenda


Prior to the Course you will receive the TPATC Study Guide and access to the Online TPATC Lectures. All lectures must be completed prior to arriving to the course on the first day. A proof of completion certificate is required.

Day 1




Registration-Submission of Required Completion Certificate of Online Didactic Lectures


Welcome/Introductions/Course Overview

0815 - 0930

Jeopardy Review Part 1

0930 - 0945


0945 - 1200

Airway Management Skills

1200 – 1230


1230 – 1345

Jeopardy Review Part 2

1345 – 1400


1400 - 1600

Invasive Skills

1600 – 1700

Safety Scenarios

1700 - 1715

Questions/Plan for Day 2


Day 2



0800 - 0915

Jeopardy Review Part 3

0915 – 0925


0925 – 1010

Current Concepts

1010 – 1015


1015 – 1230


1230 – 1300


1300 - 1700

Written and Practical Evaluations








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