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Managing Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults

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Online CE Expiration: 10/01/2018
1.28 Contact Hours
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A medical emergency that occurs in up to 56% of hospitalized older adults, delirium can be frightening for both patients and for family members who observe it in their loved ones. Delirium exacts a high economic price with estimated annual U.S. healthcare expenditures ranging from $143 to $152 billion.

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Overview

A medical emergency that occurs in up to 56% of hospitalized older adults, delirium can be frightening for both patients and for family members who observe it in their loved ones. Delirium exacts a high economic price with estimated annual U.S. healthcare expenditures ranging from $143 to $152 billion.

Nurses can play a key role in identifying risk factors, detecting symptoms early, implementing nonpharmacologic interventions promptly, and educating family members about the disorder.

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Key Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the impact of delirium on patients and medical costs.
  2. State risk factors for delirium.
  3. Describe how to assess a patient for delirium.
  4. Discuss interventions for managing delirium.

Presented By

Margaret J. Bull, PHD, RN

Margaret J. Bull, PhD, RN is a professor at Marquette University College of Nursing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178

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