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Triage - An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

You will gain an introduction to the essential elements of triage management to assess clients entering an emergency department.

Delivery Mode Distance
Availability Distance Education
Intake Dates Year Round

Please note that once you have completed the Triage and Primary Survey Assessments course, you are not certified as a Triage Nurse.

Hours of study

This is a one hour course completed online.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded one CPD hour.

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 one hour short course introduces the essential elements of triage management to assess clients entering an emergency department.

Learning Outcomes:

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

Resources Required

There are no resources required for this course.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for completion of this course.

Program Structure

You will be required to complete the self-directed online course and quiz.

How to Apply

Enrolment

To enrol in this short course, please visit and register your attendance at cpheonline.cqu.edu.au.