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F1 CLASS - Delirium

23rd Apr 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
23rd Apr 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Summary

Join the F1 Class: Delirium, an insightful teaching session, designed to enhance your understanding about one of the most common yet often undiagnosed syndrome in the healthcare settings. This session will explore the causes, diagnosis, management, and prevention of delirium in various patient populations. Ideal for medical professionals aiming for better clinical outcomes. Attend this essential class to upgrade your skills and knowledge in addressing delirium for improved patient care.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand and Define Delirium: By the end of the session, learners should be able to accurately define delirium, identify its common symptoms and explain its potential importance in the broader context of a patient's health. 2. Differentiate Between Delirium and Dementia: Learners should be able to distinguish between delirium and other cognitive disorders such as dementia, exploring the differences in onset, duration, and symptom presentation. 3. Identify Risk Factors: The students will be capable of recognizing major risk factors for delirium, including advanced age, substance abuse, and certain medical conditions. 4. Conduct Assessment and Diagnosis: The class will be aimed at teaching learners how to competently assess and diagnose delirium utilizing validated screening tools like the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), and further investigations as appropriate. 5. Understand Management and Preventive Measures: By the end of the session, the medical audience should be well-versed with the main pillars of delirium management, including non-pharmacological and pharmacological strategies, and suggesting preventive measures for at-risk individuals.
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23rd Apr 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON