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324 - Exploring a Coordinated Network of Nurse Triage Lines for Use During an Influenza Pandemic: Update on CDC's Collaborative Efforts

‐ Apr 25, 2013 10:45am

This session describes The Nurse Triage Line Project, a collaborative effort between the CDC and its partners to explore the feasibility of creating a network of nurse triage telephone lines that will integrate poison control centers and 2-1-1 information lines for use during an influenza pandemic.

Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


  • Describe the potential benefits of a coordinated network of nurse triage lines during a severe pandemic.
  • Discuss the reason that poison control centers might serve as adjunct nurse triage lines during a severe pandemic.
  • Explain the reason that 211 telephone lines may serve as an "entry point" to a coordinated network of nurse triage lines.