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Your Role in Delirium Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Your Role in Delirium Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Maine Medical Center
Author(s):  
Sarah Hallen, MD
Sponsor: 
Geriatrics Academic Career Award (GACA)
POGOe Id: 
21893
Date Posted: 
06/13/2016
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
06/13/2016
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Abstract: 

This 24 minute video defines delirium and clarifies the role of each member of the acute care interdisciplinary team in detecting delirium and communicating with team members in the SBAR format (Situation, Background, Assessment and Request/Recommendation.)  The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is highlighted as the tool to use for delirium detection.  The video includes some voiceover with PowerPoint slides and a TeamSTEPPS video depictng a hospital nurse SBAR report to a provider on a patient with possible delirium. 

Educational objectives: 

Upon completion of this material, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand delirium and its significance in patient care.
  • Learn how to administer and interpret the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM.)
  • Define your role on an interdisciplinary team in caring for hospitalized patients with delirium.
  • Learn how to communicate effectively about delirium using SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Request/Recommendation).

 

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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:12pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 5:29pm
Expires 6mos Email Date: 
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 12:31am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Sarah Hallen, MD HALLES@mmc.org


Suggested Citation:
Your Role in Delirium Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21893