COURSES

TNS Courses for 2024

Note: Registration for the TNS written exam will be completed per IDPH policy with the TNS Course Coordinator’s guidance following successful course completion.

Challengers: You MUST contact a TNS Course Coordinator for information regarding the practical exam. Upon successful completion of the practical exam, the TNS Course Coordinator will provide guidance for sitting for the TNS written exam.

Cost

$325.00

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Arlington Heights

Connie Mattera
MS RN TNS
Northwest Community Hospital
800 W Central Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Work: 847-618-4485/
847-618-4480 (secretary)
Fax: 847-618-4489
Email: cmattera@nch.org

Course Date:
Spring 2024
See Park Ridge schedule below.

Fall 2024
Sep 11-Oct 23 | Wednesdays
Online
Oct 30-Nov 20 | Wednesdays
In-person

Carbondale

Gene Brandon
BSN RN TNS
Memorial Hospital of Carbondale
Southern Illinois Healthcare-
Trauma Education
405 W Jackson
Carbondale, IL 62901
Work: 618-549-0721 ext 65426
Email: john.brandon@sih.net

Course Date:
Apr 19-Jun 21 | Wednesdays
In-person

Evansville, IN

Ascension St. Vincent
3700 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47750

Course Date:
2023
Dates Pending

Joliet

Leslie Livett
RN MS TNS
Amita Health Saint Joseph Medical Center
333 W. Madison Street
Jolilet, IL 60435
Work: 815-773-7077
Fax: 815-773-7819
Email: leslie.livett@ascension.org

Course Date:
2023
Dates Pending

Park Ridge

Rovi Origenes
MSN ANP-C CCRN TCRN TNS
Advocate Aurora Lutheran General Hospital-Trauma Services
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge IL 60068
Work: 847-723-6902
Fax: 847-696-3394
Email: rovi.origenes@aah.org

Course Date:
Spring 2024
Advocate LGH- in collaboration with Northwest Community Hospital
Mar 20-Jun 5 | Wednesdays
Virtual didactic. In-person practical exam and State exam .

Fall 2024
See Arlington Heights schedule above.



Peoria

Eric Swearingen
RN, BSN, TNS, CEN, CFRN
Clinical Education Scholar- Critical Care
Professional Development Department
OSF St. Francis Medical Center
530 NE Glen Oak Ave.
Peoria IL 61637
Work: 309-655-6925
Email:
eric.v.swearingen@osfhealthcare.org

Course Date:
2024
Apr 3-Jun 5 | Wednesdays
Sep 11-Nov 13 | Wednesdays
In-person

Peoria

Hollie Raymer
BSN TNS CEN
Unity Point Methodist
221 NE Glen Oak
Peoria IL 61636
Work: 309-672-5903
Fax: 309-671-2114
Email: hollie.raymer@unitypoint.org

Course Date:
2024
Apr 3-Jun 5 | Wednesdays
Sep 11-Nov 13 | Wednesdays
In-person

Quincy

Michael Richard
RN PHRN BA TNS
Blessing Hospital
Broadway at 11th St
Quincy IL 62305
Work: 217-223-8400 x 6592
Fax: 217-223-2087
Email: michael.richard@blessinghealth.org

Course Date:
2024
Sep 5 - Oct 31 | Thursdays

Rockford

Stacy Van Vleet
MS APRN ACNP-BC CCRN TNS TNCC
OSF Healthcare
St. Anthony Medical Center
5666 E State Street- Emergency Department
Rockford IL 61108
Work: 815-395-6114
Fax: 815-227-2519
Email: stacy.a.vanvleet@osfhealthcare.org

Course Date:
2023
Sep 12 - Oct 11 | Tuesdays and Wednedays
(In-Person)

Springfield

Ellie Lansing
RN BSN TNS
Memorial Medical Center
701 N First Street
Mailbox 64
Springfield IL 62781-0001
Work: 217-788-7063
Fax: 217-588-7026
Email: lansing.ellie@mhsil.com

Course Date:
2024
Mar 5 - Apr 30 | Tuesdays
On Campus
Sep 24 - Nov 19 | Tuesdays
In-person

St. Louis, MO

Angela Boren
BSN RN TNS TCRN
Barnes Jewish Hospital
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis MO 63110
Work: 314-226-3299
Fax: 314-362-8090
Email: angela.boren@bjc.org

Course Date:
2024
Sep 13-Nov 15 | Fridays
In-person
07:30am - 04:30pm

St. Louis, MO

Pam Golden
MSN-CS APRN-BC CCRN-K TCRN TNS
St. Louis University Hospital
1201 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis MO 63104
Work: 314-257-7200
Fax: 314-257-7201
Email: pamela.golden@ssmhealth.com

Course Date:
2023
Jul 11-Sep 12 | Tuesdays
Virtual didactic
Aug 22 | Practical Exam (In-Person)
Sep 12 | State Exam (In-Person)

Urbana

Mary Beth Voights
MS APRN TNS TCRN
Carle Hospital
611 W Park Street
Urbana IL 61801
Work: 217-383-3204
Fax: 217-326-2753
Email: marybeth.voights@carle.com

Course Date:
2024
Feb 28/29-Mar 27/28 | Wed/Thu
Oct 16/17-Nov 13/14 | Wed/Thu
In-person