The Trauma Audit and Research Network

Online Training Videos
The Trauma Audit & Research Network YouTube channel offers Online Training videos to support the face to face Training courses that TARN offers. These videos show a step-by-step guide to produce and interpret the online reports.

Each video has an accompanying support document for further information, that you can download by clicking the relevant link below.

More videos will be added throughout the year, and users will be notified of new videos in the TARN Newsletter. Please click here to subscribe to the Newsletter if you are not already.

Getting Started
  • Creating a Patient Record (Submission)
This video demonstrates how to create a patient record (submission) and explains the different submissions statuses used by TARN.
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  • TARN Data Entry System Guide
This video walks viewers through the TARN data entry system and highlights useful tools and features.
Timestamps for each section of a TARN submission are listed in the video description.
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This video is supported by the data entry guides in our Resources section (log in required).

Reports & Data Validation
  • Producing & Opening a TARN report
This video shows users how to produce any TARN online report.
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  • Interpreting the Data Quality report
This video shows users how to interpret the Data Quality report and the accompanying support document includes a breakdown of the key data fields that are included in the Accreditation %.
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  • Filtering the Performance Review Indicators (PRI) Report
    • Producing a list of severe head injuries that had a CT scan within an hour of arrival
  • This video shows users how to filter the Performance Review Indicators (PRI) report to produce a list of AIS3+ Head injuries who were directly admitted and had a CT scan performed within an hour of arrival.
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    • Producing a list of patients who died with a high Probability of Survival
    This video shows users how to filter the Performance Review Indicators (PRI) report to produce a list of patients with a high Probability of Survival (Ps) who died.
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    • Producing a breakdown comparison
    This video shows users how to produce a breakdown using the Performance Review Indicators (PRI) report, comparing Injury Severity Score (ISS) and Outcome.
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System Updates
  • BOAST 2020
This video explains the changes to BOAST measures in July 2020
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