Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse

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This is a concise, user-friendly orientation guide and reference for new and seasoned nurses, paramedics, preceptors, educators, management teams, and anyone else in triage situations. It features a consistent format with pithy information guidelines covering key processes and practices Triage Nurses use daily. Chapters address core elements of triage such as tips for success for triage orientees and triage preceptors, point-of-entry, evaluation processes, understanding a variety of acuity scales, a€œred-flaga€ diagnoses and how to handle them, coordination and communication with other health care team members, documentation guidelines, and care considerations for special populations.REFERENCES Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2010). CMS manual system Pub. ... State operations manual Appendix Va€“Interpretive guidelinesa€“Responsibilities of medicare ... Annals of Emergency Medicine, 58(1), 33a€“40.

Title:Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse
Author:Lynn Sayre Visser, Anna Sivo Montejano, MSNEd, RN, CEN, Anna Silva Monetjano, Valerie G. A. Grossman, Valerie Aarne Grossman, MALS, BSN, RN
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2015-05-05


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