All of Your Patients Are Delirious: How to Recognize It and What to Do About It

Recorded: April 24, 2019

Overview

Although agitated delirium is more apparent, hypoactive delirium is frequently missed and early recognition can change symptom and quality of life outcomes for patients. This presentation describes screening measures, how delirium affects symptom management, and an interdisciplinary team approach to care, including non-pharmacologic measures and medications.

Slides

Presenters

  • Danielle Noreika

    Danielle Noreika, MD, FAAHPM, FACP

    Medical Director, Inpatient Palliative Care Services
    Virginia Commonwealth University

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    Laura Shanks, PhDc, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, NE-BC

    Interim Nurse Manager/Nurse Clinician, VCUHS Palliative Care Unit