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Prioritizing
This course introduces the more commonly used triage acuity scales including the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS), Australian Triage Scale (ATS), and the Manchester Triage System (MTS). Course expires 10/31/2025.
Description
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) recognizes other acuity systems along with the Emergency Severity Index (ESI). ENA supports the use and application of a reliable, valid, 5-level scale to triage patients in the Emergency Department. This course introduces the more commonly used triage acuity scales including the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS), Australian Triage Scale (ATS), and the Manchester Triage System (MTS). All triage acuity scales aim to determine the priority of care appropriately and accurately.

Authors:
Danielle McCallum, BSN, RN, CEN – Author
Erin Calamari, BSN, RN – Contributor
Mark Goldstein, MSN, RN – Contributor

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Learners will be awarded 1.0 CNE contact hours upon a complete review of the course and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 10/31/2025.

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, Provider Unit #P0232.

The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.


Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expires on 10/31/2025
Cost: Member: $24.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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