How to Try This: Detecting Delirium
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: December 2007
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present registered professional nurses with detailed guidelines for using the Confusion Assessment Method to screen for delirium.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
1. identify the four features the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) assesses.
2. describe the administration and scoring of the CAM.
3. outline the effectiveness and the outcomes of the CAM.