Study/Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the
Trauma and Resuscitation Course (TRC) for nurses, technicians, and paramedics, carried out by Çanakkale Emergency
Medical Services (ÇEMS) between January 1, 2014 to
December 31, 2014.
Background: The TRC in Turkey has been carried out by
the Association of National Trauma and Emergency Surgery since 1997. The target group of the TRC consists of doctors
and health care professionals. The primary aim of the TRC is to
provide a standard training and enhance the quality of service.
The certificates, which is valid for five years, have been given to
the professionals who have succeeded in the theoretical and
Methods: The authors have conducted an epidemiologicdescriptive method in this study. In the scope of the study,
90 professionals were called for four different courses, and
82 of them attended the theoretical and practical training.
The gathered data were evaluated by making frequency
Results: In all, 63.4% (f = 52) of the participants consisted of
women and 73.1% (f = 60) are high school graduates. The
practice skills of the participants were classified under the
eight titles. Respectively mean score of them; the Mean Score
(MS) of providing advanced airway (intubation) is 18.9/20;
MS of establishing vascular access and intraosseous attempt
is 9.9/10; MS of stabilizing the neck and vertebra is 19.8/20;
MS of the centric extraction device (CED) is 9.9/10; MS of the
traction splint is 9.7/10; MS of the vacuum stretcher is 9.3/10;
normal stretcher is 9.5/10, and combination stretcher is
9.8/10. The general mean score of the theoretical exam is 83.6,
practicing mean score is 96.9, and the general success average
Conclusion: The TRC scores of the CEMS personnel have
been found to be quite high.