Delirium Management in the ICU: The Role of Occupational Therapy
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SKU: OL5160

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2019

Basic Member Price
Non-Member Price: $34.95

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Meghan Morrow, OTR/L

Senior Occupational Therapist; University of Colorado Hospital


Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L   

Senior Occupational Therapist; University of Colorado Hospital


Earn .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDUs, 1.5 contact hours) 



Did you know that occupational therapy practitioners have significant value in assisting to maintain the quality of life and improve overall outcomes of clients with Delirium?   Do you screen for delirium during each OT session & then implement necessary prevention or treatment strategies, including family education and training, based on your findings?


This course will empower you to confidently and effectively assess and treat your clients who have, and are at risk for, delirium. Occupational therapy practitioners have the knowledge and evidence that supports our distinct role in delirium prevention and treatment. Learn how our profession offers significant value in the maintaining quality of life and independence of our clients.


Learning Objectives:

   •    Identify 3 sub-types of delirium and verbalize distinguishing features of each.

   •    Indicate neurocognitive and health outcomes of clients experiencing delirium.

   •    Discuss 3-5 targeted interventions to prevent and manage delirium.

   •    Identify 2 measures to assess for delirium in the ICU.