Very few hospitals have protocols in place for routine delirium screening. This missing link is dangerous, as delirium increases length of stay, mortality, and cost; not to mention the long term cognitive dysfunction which affects patients’ quality of life and performance of daily activities. Any clinician who is Alert and Oriented X 3 won’t want to miss this impactful discussion!
Join the ANA National Center for Nursing Quality's Nursing Quality Network February 22, 2012, 1:00 – 2:00PM EST for the Delirium, Patient Outcomes and Nursing Practice teleforum.
The speaker is Sharon Gunn, MSN, MA, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, the Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
The price is $49 per connection; $29 per connection for ANA Members/ NDNQI Hospitals; and Nursing Quality Network Members are FREE, but registration is still required. Discount promotional codes are available on the registration site.