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Symptom Presentation and Triage Assessment
This course reviews how the triage nurse recognizes what symptoms are part of high-risk patient situations. Course expires 10/31/2025.
Description
Patients present to the emergency department symptom or symptoms they are experiencing. Certain symptoms and assessment findings are indicative of an emergent situation occurring that requires immediate interventions. The nurse performing triage needs to be able to recognize what symptoms are part of high-risk patient situations and understand what questions to ask to determine the patient’s acuity.

Authors:
Danielle McCallum, BSN, RN, CEN – Author
Erin Calamari, BSN, RN – Contributor
Mark Goldstein, MSN, RN – Contributor
Allen Primero, MSN-ED, RN, CEN – 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
Expires on Oct 31, 2025
Cost: Member: $24.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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