Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date?

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to another web browser. Outdated browsers don't follow the latest web standards, are full of bugs, don't offer the new browser features and may have security issues and malware. These browsers are normally no longer supported.

Please make use of one of the following links to upgrade you browser and website surfing experience. They are free to upgrade and you will have the advantage of having the new browser keep its self up to date as well as the latest features.

Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox

Module 1: Patient Safety Triage (Emergency department)

Only Scholarship Access


Facebook Linkein Twitter

Introduction

Triage is a process of sorting patient based on urgency of clinical condition using objective discriminators and vital signs. Competent triaging processes lead to urgent patients being identified and treated appropriately so as to avoid life-threatening deterioration and increase patient experience. This module provides the tools to implement triage competently.


Who Should Enroll

All emergency care department staff (all categories of nurses)


Course Design

This is an eLearning Course


Course Content

The following modules are covered in this course:

  1. Introduction to triage
  2. Step-by-step approach
  3. Adult clinical signs
  4. Paediatric clinical signs
  5. Additional videos
  6. LHC Triage policy
  7. Assessment of learning objectives

Course Highlights

  1. Easy to access
  2. Results are available directly after completing the assessment


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Discuss the purpose of triage and understand its importance
  2. Apply a step-by-step approach when triaging patients
  3. Recognise very urgent and urgent signs in adult and paediatric patients
  4. Work out the TEWS score for a patient during the triage process
  5. Discuss and implement the LHC policy on Triage

Assessment

Assessment consists of multiple-choice-questions.


Accreditation

In-house developed - Not Accredited yet


Certification

To gain this certification, candidates need to work through each section and pass with a score of 80% or greater.


Course Fee

This course currently has no fee


To access the product, please login or register to continue

Register