Is It Post Operative Delirium?
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about Post Operative Delirium in the elderly - its causes, effects and the best treatment options.

Course Publication Date: July 25, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:POD072520
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Oncologic Medicine
  

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Learning Objectives
  • Have a better understanding of the negative impact of this post-operative complication - in mortality, life-style change and healthcare costs.

  • Understand nursing considerations for this diagnosis and management of care.

  • Define Post-operative delirium.

  • Differentiate between delirium and dementia.

  • Be aware of the most common causes of post-operative delirium.



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