Understanding Delirium

October 27, 2020

Join UPMC Senior Services on Tuesday October 27, 2020 from 10am-11am

This program will provide an overview of delirium with an emphasis on risk factors, prevention, and management.

Target Audience

PCHA, ALF Administrators, Nurses

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will: 

  • Identify the most common causes of confusion in the older adult
  • Identify the differences in presentation of hypoactive and hyperactive delirium
  • Identify non-pharmacological approaches to delirium
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/10/2020
Course expires: 
11/03/2020
Event starts: 
10/27/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
10/27/2020 - 11:00am
Live Virtual Program
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS  Geriatric Nurse Educator UPMC Senior Services

 

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 live webinar activity for a maximum of 0.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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 contact hours.

Social Work

This program is offered for 0.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for
LSW/LCSV LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-6902.

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 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 Attendance
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Required Hardware/software

Microsoft Teams Live