Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performance at discharge. Occupational therapists are well positioned to provide meaningful interventions to aid in prevention and management of delirium.
Course created on December 3, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify characteristics of delirium and a screening tool with high validity and specificity to identify the presence of delirium.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify neurocognitive and health outcomes of patients experiencing delirium.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3-5 targeted interventions to prevent and manage delirium.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of delirium|
|10-15 Minutes||Clinical relevance & prevalence|
|15-25 Minutes||Delirium assessments|
|25-40 Minutes||Intervention strategies|
|40-45 Minutes||Quality improvement initiatives|
|45-55 Minutes||Case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L
Lyndsay Laxton is currently in her 5th year at University of Colorado Hospital. Her clinical experience spans multiple practice areas, including Neurosciences, Medical ICU, and Surgical-Trauma ICU. Her clinical and research interests include ICU rehabilitation, delirium management, and utilization of the ICU Diary. In November 2017, Lyndsay presented "Implementation of the ICU Diary Intervention within the Medical Intensive Care Unit" at the 5th European Conference on Weaning & Rehabilitation in Cricially Ill Patients in London, England.
Meghan Morrow, OTR/L
Meghan Morrow is currently in her 13th year of practice. She started her career working at RIC specializing in stroke rehabilitation and coordinating various research projects in RIC's Robotics Lab. Meghan joined University of Colorado Hospital in 2016 with a true passion in administering quality evidence based practice to patients who have sustained a neurologic injury in hopes of facilitating functional recovery. Meghan's clinical experience at UCH includes the Neuro ICU, Neurosciences and recently treating patients in the Neurological Outpatient Clinic.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.