Delirium: Surveillance and Interventions

This course provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of delirium among community-dwelling older adults.

Target Audience

Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify risk factors for delirium
  • Describe methods for recognizing and assessing delirium
  • Differentiate delirium from depression and dementia
  • Apply evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of delirium in community-dwelling vulnerable older adults
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$20.00

Joyce Parks MS, RN-BC, PM HCNS-BC


Accreditation Statement:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Statement of Contact Hours:  This 1.0 contact hour educational activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing after completion of the activity, post-test and evaluation a certificate will be issued.
Conflict of Interest:  It is the policy of The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing to require our continuing nursing education program faculty and planning committee members to disclose any financial relationships with companies providing program funding or manufacturers of any commercial products discussed in the program.  The planning committee and program faculty report that they do not have financial relationships with manufacturers of any commercial products they discuss in the program.
Commercial Support:  This educational activity has not received any form of commercial support. The interventions noted as part of the care coordination initiative were partially funded by a CMMI grant.
Non-Endorsement of Products:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center does not endorse the use of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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