Understanding Delirium

Pittsburgh , PA US
February 11, 2021

To provide an overview of delirium, prevention, and management.                

Time

Content

Presenter

9:00 – 9:20am

Discuss the different causes of confusion

Melissa Jones

9:20 – 9:40am

Discuss the presentation of two types of delirium

Melissa Jones

9:40 – 10:00am

Identify non-pharmacological management for delirium

Melissa Jones

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the most common causes of confusion in an older adult
  2. Discuss the difference in presentation between hyperactive and hypoactive delirium
  3. Identify non-pharmacological management for 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 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/05/2021
Course expires: 
03/05/2021
Event starts: 
02/11/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
02/11/2021 - 10:00am

Time

Content

Presenter

9:00 – 9:20am

Discuss the different causes of confusion

Melissa Jones

9:20 – 9:40am

Discuss the presentation of two types of delirium

Melissa Jones

9:40 – 10:00am

Identify non-pharmacological management for delirium

Melissa Jones

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
United States

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

 

UPMC Senior Services

Geriatric Nurse Educator

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.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

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 continuing education credits.

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 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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