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

Purpose of Activity

To describe how unit-based nursing leaders implemented and evaluated an educational intervention to prepare staff to respond effectively and with respect to the behaviors associated with dementia and delirium.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Select components of the implementation of this educational intervention.
  2. Identify the findings from the evaluation data of the demonstration project.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0315C
Published: Mar/Apr 2015
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Anne Pizzacalla, RN, MHSc, NP-Adult; Maureen Montemuro, RN, MHSc; Esther Coker, RN, MScN, MSc; Lori Schindel Martin, RN, PhD; Leslie Gillies, RN, Med; Karen Robinson, RN, BScN, MEd; Heather Pepper, RN, BHScN; Jeff Benner, RN, BScN; Joanna Gusciora MSW, RSW