2021 Triage Competency and Certification

Course Description:

Triage Basic Certification is designed for all health care providers.

This course introduces the basic principles of triage and the sorting or classification of medical conditions, injury and illness. Videos in this course present fundamentals of triage and considerations at triage as it applies in a variety of settings from pre-hospital to emergency departments.

The course also expandss the knowledge base to hospital emergency department triage, including the use of Emergency Severity Index (ESI) classifications as recommended by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).

The course is open for all health care providers, including students.

  •  Certification / certificate of course completion
  •  4.0 continuing education contact hours
  • 50 questions with education modules, visuals and videos
  •  Score of 85% successful completion


Goals and Objectives:

  • Core competency regarding triage and the sorting of medical conditions
  • Provide understanding of basic triage for emergency and disasters
  • Provide examples and scenario-based learning for emergent conditions
  • Emergency Severity Index classifications
  • Provides education regarding principles of triage in emergency department settings.


Topics and Content:

  • Triage
  • Basic standard colors of triage
  • Emergency department hospital and urgent care triage
  • Mass causality and disaster triage
  • Emergency Severity Index classifications
  •  Emergent conditions
  •  Scenarios for triage classifications
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding and hemorrhage control
  • Epistaxis
  • Chest trauma
  •  Head injuries
  • Abdominal pain
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Pulmonary embolism


Target Audience:

  • Emergency and disaster personnel
  • Paramedics and first responders
  • Health care providers
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Residents
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Allied health Students
  • All emergency department personnel
  • Urgent Care Center staff
  • Military personnel
Certification Fee: $42.50

 

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