Age Friendly Mentation: Delirium Prevention

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 15, 2021

Age Friendly Mentation: Delirium Prevention 

October 15, 2021         9:15-10:15am 

 

Delirium is a prevalent condition in hospitalized elderly. Patients with advanced age, history of dementia, frailty and multiple medications are at high risk to develop hospital delirium. It is important to recognize multifactorial nature of delirium in older patients, which will guide management of this condition in the hospital. Delirium prevention and management is based on multiple non-pharmacological measures that could be delivered by multidisciplinary teams of providers involved in care, e.g., nursing, physical and occupational therapy, speech pathologists, pharmacologists and physicians.

 

 

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals, nurses, physicians, students, residents, PT/OT, care management, social work and all other interested care providers. 

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:

1. better understand underlying pathophysiology of delirium, its clinical symptoms and screening.

2. recognize and identify patients at risk for delirium.

3. learn about delirium preventive measures s to be able to employ them in everyday work.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/15/2021
Course expires: 
10/15/2021
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 9:15am
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 10:15am
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Virtual
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

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Stasa D. Tadic, MD, MS is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at University of Pittsburgh. He is also an Academic Chief of Geriatric Medicine at UPMC Mercy hospital and provides consult service on hospitalized elderly and teaching of medical residents.

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this blended activity for a maximum of _1.0_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _1.0_ contact hours.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides _0_ contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

 

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for _0__ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

 

Social Work

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive _1.0__ continuing education credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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