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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a novel protocol to improve the identification and management of delirium in geriatric emergency department (ED) patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify precipitating causes, diagnostic tools, and the effects of delirium in older adults in the ED.
  2. Examine research-based management techniques for geriatric patients with delirium including a novel protocol for use in the ED.
Price: $24.95


  • 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: AENJ0715
Published: Jul/Sep 2015
Expires: 9/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Tony Rosen, MD, MPH; Scott Connors, BS; Sunday Clark, MPH, ScD; Alexis Halpern, MD; Michael E. Stern, MD; Jennifer DeWald, RN; Mark S. Lachs, MD, MPH; Neal Flomenbaum, MD
Specialties: Emergency, Gerontology
Topics: Delirium , Elderly