4Ms Delirium for Non-Clinician Health System employees

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Delirium is a serious medical condition that requires prompt medical attention. Delirium is more common in older adults, occurring in 2.6 million people in the United States over the age of 65. The associated cost is estimated to be over $160 billion annually.

Target Audience

This course is geared towards all non-clinician health system employees who are not engaged in direct clinical care. Once the course is complete, you will have access to a Certificate of Completion.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, which is geared towards non-clinician health system employees, learners will be able to:

  • Define and distinguish between three types of delirium
  • Recognize ways in which delirium can present differently in older versus younger adults
  • Take simple steps to manage or prevent delirium

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Delirium Authors and Reviewers

Primary Author
Suzanne Musil, PhD

Contributing Author
Laurin Mack, PhD

Magdalena Bednarczyk, MD
Kim Dixon, MD

Erin Emery-Tiburcio, PhD
Donna Fick, PhD
Mary Grantner, MA
Elaine Jurkowski, PhD
Mike Koronkowski, PharmD

Cecilia Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL
Michelle Newman, MPH
Sandra Swantek, MD



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