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“Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults”

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Please Note: Continuing education credit is only available to those attending the session live. CE credit is not available when accessing the program on demand.

HealthTrust presents…“Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults”

Delirium is a syndrome that affects a wide variety of hospitalized patients. It leads to increased mortality in hospitalized patients. This syndrome can also cause patients to be anxious and in a state of discomfort. In some cases, this syndrome can be prevented with non‐pharmacological interventions. However, if a patient develops delirium, there are both non‐pharmacological and pharmacological methods to treat these patients.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists & Nurses  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Review etiologies and manifestations of delirium in hospitalized older adults.
  2. Describe strategies for preventing delirium in hospitalized patients.
  3. Identify pharmacological and non‐pharmacological treatments for delirium.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacy Technicians  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Define delirium in hospitalized older adults.
  2.  Identify medications that treat delirium.
  3. Outline strategies for assisting a hospitalized patient with delirium.


Emily Seidl, PharmD  |  PGY‐1 Pharmacy Resident  |  Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians & Nurses

Continuing Education Information: 1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs. Belmont University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers for this activity are 0863-9999-21-059-L01-P and 0863-9999-21-059-L01-T. The activity is approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit to nurses, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who attend the webinar and complete the online evaluation. Pfiedler Education is a division of AORN, provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13019,  for 1 contact hour.1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses.

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