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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of hospital-acquired delirium and how to distinguish it from dementia and depression.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain risk factors for delirium.
  2. Discuss how the clinical manifestations of delirium differ from dementia and depression.
  3. Plan appropriate prevention strategies for patients at risk for delirium.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: N0120B
Published: Jan 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
Sources: Nursing2020
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Jennifer Volland, DHA, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC, FACHE; Anna Fisher, DHA, CDP, CMDCP; Diane Drexler, DNP, MBA, BSN, RN, FACHE
Specialties: Medical-Surgical, Neurology
Topics: Delirium