Urgent Care Triage Course

Urgent Care Triage Course

Target Audience: Urgent Care nurses and physicians.

  • The Urgent Care Triage Course is a two day (short day agenda) live presentation and Online post test (10.5 Contact Hours)
  • Online Triage Acuity Scale module (2.75 Contact Hours)
  • Online Triage Clinical Expertise module (5.0 Contact Hours)

Total Contact Hours: 18.25 Course Objectives: Course Objectives:

  • Discuss evolution of triage and various models of triage and healthcare access affecting patients
  • Describe principles of triage applicable to patients presenting at urgent care
  • Apply critical thinking skills to triage assessment
  • Define the nursing triage process
  • Apply triage concepts and skills and clinical skills using clinical scenarios and interactive exercises
  • Identify interventions that urgent care triage nurses may implement to benefit patient care
  • Identify strategies and tools that may improve patient safety and patient throughput simultaneously
  • Recognize barriers to accurate assessment and triage category assignment
  • Select strategies to serve as a change agent to implement triage principles in the urgent care setting

Please note: The Urgent Care Triage Course includes online acuity and clinical expertise modules along with post-testing to ensure RN triage competencies. Would your hospital system benefit from an Urgent Care Triage Course? Call (828.628.8029), or submit inquiry.


Urgent Care Association of America

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