Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2016 | Selected Topics | Delirium in Older Adults

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers and other interested professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this lecture, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe the clinical impact of delirium in older adults.
  2. Identify delirium in older adults.
  3. List non-pharmacologic interventions to prevent delirium. 

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Thuan Ong, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Medicine/Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, UW School of Medicine   

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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