Triage – An Introduction

Triage is a specialised role in the emergency department conducted by registered nurses who usually have a minimum of two years emergency nursing experience. This online Short Course introduces the essential elements of triage management to assess clients entering an emergency department.  

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
1 hour
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code

What will I learn?

  1. State the aims and purpose of triage systems
  2. Identify the essential elements of triaging a client entering an emergency department
  3. List the categories of the Australasian Triage Scale


Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.