This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # 051915. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Delirium A. Why the 3Ds? B. What is Delirium? C. Causes D. Signs & Symptoms E. Review F. Summary Section 3: Dementia A. What is Dementia? B. Causes C. Signs & Symptoms D. Dementia vs Delirium E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Depression A. What is Depression? B. Causes C. Signs & Symptoms D. Depression vs Delirium E. Review F. Summary Section 5: Delirium Prevention & Treatment A. Non-Pharmacological Triggers B. Pharmacological Triggers C. Diagnosis & Documentation D. Treatment & Recovery E. Review F. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations C. Course Contributors D. References
Ms. O’Connor has held positions as staff nurse, charge nurse, educator, and clinical instructor with over 25 years of clinical practice in a broad range of specialties: medical/surgical, public health, and the operating room environment. She also was a clinical and didactic educator for a community college healthcare program. Prior to becoming a Registered Nurse, Ms. O’Connor successfully challenged the Practical Nursing Boards in WV. As a Surgical Services Educator, Ms. O’Connor created and implemented a Surgical Technician program for non-licensed operating room employees in a highly respected community hospital. She also has been a nurse planner, with experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating continuing education courses for nursing personnel through the continuing education process. A veteran of the U.S.A.F., Ms. O’Connor is committed to creating relevant and intelligent continuing education courses for healthcare professionals throughout the continuum of care. Disclosure: Rachel O’Connor, RN, BSN, M.Ed., Content Writer / Editor, Relias Learning has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.