{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Assessment and Management of Delirium in Older Adults in the Emergency Department: Literature Review to Inform Development of a Novel Clinical Protocol

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

Credits:

  • 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.
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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
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