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The Emergency Severity Index (ESI)
(Adult and Pediatric course - ENGLISH VERSION)
Now offering 7.0 contact hours! This powerful program successfully and efficiently enhances patient flow and safety at triage, while also providing data to improve patient outcomes. Course expires 3/31/2023.
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Adult and Pediatric course - ENGLISH VERSION 
ESI is a valid and reliable five-level Emergency Department triage system. This online course helps you and your Emergency Department colleagues to further understand the ESI program, better identify patients who should be seen first while prioritizing the care of patients with less emergent conditions. A well-implemented ESI program will help hospital ED’s rapidly identify patients in need of immediate attention and train you and your colleagues in swift decision-making skills resulting in improved patient outcomes.

  • Responsive Design can be utilized on multiple devices
  • Downloadable PDF’s and handouts
  • Interactive modules
  • Pre-test and post-test with rationales
  • A post-test
  • Certificate of completion

ENA committed itself to the evolution of triage when it acquired the Emergency Severity Index system in 2019. ENA is proud to present the redesigned ESI triage training course that creates a more engaging learning experience for emergency nurses looking to hone their ability to assess patient acuity based on their presentation in the emergency department. 

Disclaimer: If you previously purchased a course(s) through, you will need to repurchase the course(s) through ENA.

If you are interested in considering education for a group of staff at your hospital, please submit an online inquiry via this form.   

Disclosure: The planners of this course have no conflicts of interest. Learners will be awarded 7.0 CNE contact hours upon complete review of the course, completion of the pretest, at least five practice scenarios, 20-item post-test, and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 3/31/2023.

Learners who have started or completed the course prior to 3/17/2021, click on the link to claim contact hours:
ESI Post Course Evaluation

Have additional questions?  Check out our ESI FAQ.

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
Cost: Member: $40.00
Non-Member: $50.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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