This presentation discusses how to recognize patients at risk for delirium and how to prevent it from developing during hospitalization. Common screening instruments and evidence-based treatment protocols for delirium are shared so that the medical-surgical nurse will gain an understanding of the important role they play in the prevention and management of delirium on the medical-surgical unit.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss evidence-based approaches to risk identification, screening, interventions, and protocols for the patient with delirium.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/2/24.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Delirium in the Medical-Surgical Setting: Are We Doing Enough?