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CTAS - CANADIAN TRIAGE ACUITY SCALE

CAD$195Purchase required to enroll


Course Description:

This one day course is focused on increasing Emergency Nurses knowledge of adult triage.

Target: Emergency nurses who perform triage of patients in either rural or urban facilities.

Description:
‚ÄčThe Canadian Triage & Acuity Scale (CTAS) is a tool that enables Emergency Departments (ED) to:

  • ‚ÄčPrioritize patient care requirements
  • Examine patient care processes, workload, and resource requirements relative to case mix and community needs

The CTAS allows ED nurses and physicians to:

  • Triage patients according the type and severity of their presenting signs and symptoms
  • Ensure that the sickest patients are seen first when ED capacity has been exceeded due to visit rates or reduced access to other services
  • Ensure that a patient's need for care is reassessed while in the ED

The CTAS allows ED managers to:

  • Measure the case mix (volume and acuity) of patients who visit the ED
  • Determine whether the ED has an operational plan and the resources to meet patient needs
  • Assess the ED's role within the hospital and health care region

This course discussed the goals of triage; the role and responsibilities of the triage nurse; describes the CTAS process; as well as the five levels of triage; and provided an opportunity to apply this knowledge to numerous case studies to increase the reliability and validity.

Price: $195.00

Includes Manual

Cancellation policy


There will be a $75 administration fee for any course cancellations/date changes.

If you cancel your booking 7 days or less in advance of the course date, NO refund will be given.

No shows or no call prior to a course is considered a cancellation, and NO refund will be given.


Thank you for your understanding.


SIMS- Saskatoon Institute for Medical Simulation

#1100 - 3530 Millar Ave.

Saskatoon, SK S7P 0B6

Phone: 306-343-SIMS (7467)

Fax: 306-343-7473

Email: info@sksims.ca

Website: www.sksims.ca

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