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Triage in Disaster and Mass Casualty Situations
This course will identify the need for disaster triage and the criteria for using Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment during a mass casualty incident. Course expires 10/31/2025.
Description
Between 2000 and 2019, there were 7,348 disaster events worldwide that affected more than 4 billion people claiming about 1.23 million lives. It is imperative that the nurse performing triage understands the implications of disaster triage. There are many resources and organizations that discuss disaster planning, always following the institution’s Emergency Operations or Preparedness Plan. 

Authors:
Danielle McCallum, BSN, RN, CEN – Author
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
Expires on Oct 31, 2025
Cost: Member: $24.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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