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Introduction to Triage
The course will describe the triage process and defend the need for an unbiased approach to triage. Course expires 10/31/2025.
Description
To establish priorities and effectively manage patient flow, all patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) require triage. Triage includes a focused assessment, with the goal of recognizing the patient’s immediate needs. To ensure objective decision-making in triage, the nurse must approach the patient without bias to ensure the patient receives proper prioritization and treatment.

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

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Learners will be awarded .75 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.


Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expires on 10/31/2025
Cost: Member: $18.00
Non-Member: $22.50
Credit Offered:
0.75 Contact Hour Credit
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