The Patient and Family-Centered Care Approach to Delirium
Course Target Audience
- Healthcare Professionals
- Registered Nurses
This webinar covers early detection and treatment of delirium across the continuum from acute to long term care, patient/family interprofessional protocol for delirium, utilizing an interprofessional team to diagnose and treat delirium, and how to decrease the incidence of delirium in patients returning to long term care.
The prevalence of of delirium and dementia among persons discharged from acute care ranges from 4% - 27%. This is associated with increased:
- Functional disability
- Hospital LOS
- Hospital readmissions
The presenter has no conflict of interest. This activity has no commercial support or sponsorship.
Course Learning Objectives
After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:
- Develop an approach to early detection and treatment of delirium across the continuum from acute to long term care
- Develop a patient/family inter professional protocol for delirium
- Utilize an interprofessional team to diagnose and treat delirium
- Decrease the incidence of delirium in patients returning to long term care