23-Apr-2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Eastern Standard Time

Occupational therapy's role in delirium assessment, prevention and management within the intensive care unit

Register by Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern time)

Presenters: Lyndsay Laxton & Meghan Morrow

Patients experiencing delirium during their hospital admission have an increased mortality rate, increased hospital length of stay, and decreased level of functional independence for ADL/IADL performance at discharge. Occupational therapists are well positioned to provide meaningful interventions to aid in prevention and management of delirium. This webinar will discuss the characteristics of delirium and clinical prevalence, as well as relevance to the field of occupational therapy. This webinar will also identify the most appropriate assessment tool to detect the presence of delirium and detail traditional and cutting edge interventions for occupational therapy practitioners.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify a screening tool with high validity and specificity to identify the presence of delirium.
  2. Identify neurocognitive and health outcomes of patients experiencing delirium.
  3. Implement 3-5 targeted interventions to prevent and manage delirium.
Beginner (0-2 years of experience in this specific practice area)

Area of practice:

Client age groups:
Adults (18-64 years old), Seniors (65+ years old)

Registration fees

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Individual registration (for one individual person): $50 for CAOT members / $95 for non-members (plus applicable taxes)

Group registration (for groups of up to 25 people, participating from up to 3 sites/computers): $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members (plus applicable taxes)

Cancellation/refund policy

All cancellation/refund requests must be sent in writing to education@caot.ca. Cancellation requests received prior to the registration deadline will be given a 50% refund. CAOT will not provide a refund after the registration deadline. If you are unable to attend the Webinar live, all webinars are recorded (unless there are exceptional technical difficulties) and registrants receive access to the recording following the Webinar.

CAOT reserves the right to cancel or modify all events. If a Practice Evidence Webinar is cancelled by CAOT, you will receive an adjustment on your bundle.

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