Detecting, Treating, and Preventing Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit
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This course discusses delirium, an underrecognized syndrome associated with increased morbidity and mortality, particularly in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). The speaker will explain how to recognize the signs of delirium and present strategies for treatment and prevention to improve patient outcomes.
You will be able to:
- list three reasons for identifying and preventing delirium
- explain three interventions for treating and preventing delirium
- apply delirium screening techniques when working with verbal and nonverbal adults
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.