Delirium is one of the most commonly occurring neuro-psychiatric conditions among older patients and its significance as a grave prognosticator is well established. Regardless, delirium continues to go unrecognized and/or continues to be managed inadequately. Current evidence supporting best practices suggesting effective ways to identify and manage delirium are discussed.
Contact hours available until 9/24/2018.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee: Midge Bowers discloses that she is a member of the speakers’ bureau (training only) for Amgen.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to implement the CAM to identify patients with delirium and describe strategies to uncover and treat underlying pathophysiologies.