Along with depression and anxiety, delirium is one of the most common clinical conditions in palliative care settings for which psychiatry may be consulted. Delirium may be the result of underlying medical or physiological conditions and/or can be medication-induced. It presents as cognitive changes, perceptual disturbances, and behavioral agitation and is often misdiagnosed or under-recognized as a result. This presentation provides guidance on how to identify and recognize delirium in patients nearing the end of life and recommend appropriate management
As Director of Clinical Education at Enclara Pharmacia, Marisa is responsible for the coordination, integration, maintenance and advancement of Enclara Pharmacia’s education support services. Prior roles held by Marisa include manager of the West Deptford clinical call center, clinical pharmacist and new hire pharmacist trainer. She has 15 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including 11 years of hospice pharmacy experience, as well as clinical roles in both the hospital and home infusion settings. Throughout Marisa’s career, she has been continuously involved in the education and training of healthcare professionals and students. Marisa earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Disclosure: Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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