About this course
  • Are you required to effec­tive­ly and effi­cient­ly assess and triage emer­gency patients and pri­ma­ry pre­sen­ta­tions in your work?
  • Do you need to enhance your triage skills?
  • Are you famil­iar with the Aus­tralasian Triage Scale and Emer­gency Triage Edu­ca­tion Kit?

The CRANAplus Triage Emer­gency Care course (TEC) is based on the Emer­gency Triage Edu­ca­tion Kit (ETEK) with a focus on appli­ca­tion for rur­al, remote and iso­lat­ed set­tings. The course upskills the rur­al triage prac­ti­tion­er to con­fi­dent­ly assess patients and apply the Aus­tralasian Triage Scale to allo­cate an appro­pri­ate triage category.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed to meet the learn­ing needs of the remote and rur­al health work­force, espe­cial­ly nurs­es and rur­al gen­er­al prac­ti­tion­ers who may be required to per­form triage.

If you have any queries about the course or its rel­e­vance to your prac­tice, sub­mit an enquiry here.

Course deliv­ery

The CRANAplus Triage Emer­gency Care con­sists of 3 components:

  • Online pre-course learn­ing, case sce­nar­ios and quizzes
  • Online dis­cus­sion boards and activities
  • Atten­dance at a one day face-to-face work­shop con­sist­ing of lec­tures, small group work and prac­ti­cal based triage scenarios
On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, clin­i­cians will be able to…
  • Demon­strate the prin­ci­ples of triage assess­ment tech­niques using a pri­ma­ry sur­vey approach
  • Demon­strate an under­stand­ing of the Aus­tralasian Triage Scale and its imple­men­ta­tion in the workplace
  • Devel­op an under­stand­ing of the medico-legal aspects of triage across adult, pae­di­atric, mater­ni­ty, the elder­ly and men­tal health presentations
  • Devel­op an under­stand­ing of the unique dif­fer­ences between urban and rur­al triage practices.
On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion par­tic­i­pants will be awarded…
  • A CRANAplus Triage Emer­gency Care Course cer­tifi­cate (Valid for 2 years)
Cater­ing information

Giv­en the remote loca­tion of many of our cours­es, we are some­times restrict­ed to Veg­e­tar­i­an and Gluten Free dietary options. While we always sup­ply fresh food and fruit, par­tic­u­lar foods may not be eas­i­ly accessed in remote areas. Should you have quite spe­cif­ic restric­tions we encour­age you to bring some basics and then pick and choose from the fresh food offered on the day. You should also inform us of any aller­gies you may have so we can advise the cater­er and be aware of the situation.

Addi­tion­al FAQs

View the answers to oth­er fre­quent­ly asked ques­tions about CRANAplus face-to-face courses.