Skill Builder: Identifying and Managing Delirium

Skill Builder: Identifying and Managing Delirium 

Delirium is defined as confusion and decreased environmental awareness that develops over a period of hours or days. Patients commonly present with fluctuating orientation which can significantly impact treatment and progression. This module provides rehabilitation professionals with a quick overview of delirium and how to manage it.

$15.00

Hours: 0.00
REL-RTS-0-MDE

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-RTS-0-MDE
Hours: 0
Type: Pro-On-The-Go
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2026

Outline:

Section 1: Skill Demonstration: Identifying and Managing Delirium

Recognizing Delirium

Risk Factors and Causes

Assessment

What to Do if You Recognize Delirium

Interventions

Caregiver Education

Course Contributor

Resources

References


Instructor: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP
Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Jacksonville State University and her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from The University of Alabama. She worked with clients of all ages and a variety of diagnostic conditions in school, hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient clinic, and home health settings. In her previous role as a national clinical director for a large contract therapy company, she created training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology related to the clinical rehabilitation needs of older adults in post-acute care. She currently draws upon her expertise in her role at Relias as Lead Subject Matter Expert Writer for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Disclosure: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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