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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide evidence-based recommendations for using bundles of care to help prevent acute delirium in postoperative patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the predictors, manifestations, and prevalence of delirium in patients who are postoperative.
  2. Describe the assessment tools and protocols available for identifying delirium.
  3. Summarize the evidence about recommended interventions and their effectiveness for treating acute delirium in postoperative patients.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0719B
Published: Jul/Aug 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN, ANEF
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics