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Emergency Severity Index 2.0
Emergency Severity Index is a valid and reliable 5-level triage acuity scale. This course provides knowledge on application and use of ESI and the algorithm. Course expires 3/31/2026.
Additional Information
This course is included in the Clinical Practice – Novice Pathway and in the Triage Curriculum. Click on the links for more information about education and savings. 
Every patient that presents to the Emergency Department requires a triage acuity decision. Emergency Severity Index (ESI) is a 5-level triage acuity scale that is valid and reliable. This course includes the most recent version of the handbook to apply and test their knowledge. There is a post course exam that consists of application questions using ESI.  

Author: Danielle McCallum, BSN, RN, CEN

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Learners will be awarded 5.0 CNE contact hours upon a complete review of the course, successful completion of the post course exam and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 3/31/2026.

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.

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 31, 2026
Cost: Member: $40.00
Non-Member: $50.00
Credit Offered:
5 Contact Hour Credits
Contains: 2 Courses
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