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PDC20105 - Triage - An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

Triage is a specialised role in the emergency department conducted by registered nurses who usually have a minimum of two years emergency nursing experience. This online Short Course introduces the essential elements of triage management to assess clients entering an emergency department.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Please note that once you have completed this course, you are not certified as a Triage Nurse.

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

Triage is a specialised role in the emergency department conducted by registered nurses who usually have a minimum of two years emergency nursing experience. This online Short Course introduces the essential elements of triage management to assess clients entering an emergency department.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. State the aims and purpose of triage systems
  2. Identify the essential elements of triaging a client entering an emergency department
  3. List the categories of the Australasian Triage Scale.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the nursing profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au.

Key dates

20 SEP
Online Chat Session
28 SEP
On Time Applications to QTAC, UAC, VTAC, SATAC,
11 OCT
Online Chat
11 OCT
STEPS Online Chat