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Delirium: First, Rule It Out

Delirium: First, Rule It Out

Delirium: First, Rule It Out

Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS)
Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS)
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175501

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Description

Delirium is a deeply concerning diagnosis that challenges a clinician to decide whether it is symptomatic of an underlying medical condition or psychological in nature. This course covers what delirium is, the underlying medical conditions that can cause delirium, assessments used to assist in forming an accurate diagnosis of delirium, similar conditions with which delirium is confused, and some appropriate actions to take to diminish or prevent delirium.

Objectives

Objectives
Define delirium and list at least 4 common symptoms.

Identify at least 5 causes of delirium.

Discuss the risk factors for delirium in the ICU.

Name the most commonly used delirium assessment tool.

Compare and contrast delirium and dementia.

Distinguish between delirium and depression.

Identify the medications used in the treatment of delirium.

Discuss 4 simple interventions when addressing delirium in your patient.
Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS)

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Cindy Kibbe, BS (CLS)
on behalf of ATrain Education

Cindy Kibbe is an Arizona-based editor, writer, and business consultant with more than a decade of award-winning journalism experience. Her articles have appeared in Business Arizona , Business NH Magazine , New Hampshire Magazine , New Hampshire Business Review , New Hampshire Magazine BRIDE , and the Nashua Telegraph . Kibbe also wrote and contributed to New Hampshire Public Radio and has made a guest appearance on New Hampshire Public Television. She served as assistant editor for New Hampshire Business Review for nearly ten years. Prior to becoming a journalist, Kibbe had a long career in healthcare, including clinical practice as a registered medical technologist. She held positions in quality management and IT project management within the healthcare industry, where she wrote policies and procedures for national vendors that were used by clients across the country. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Arizona State University. In her free time, Cindy volunteers at her church and at several local chambers of commerce

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Hours

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