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Cover image for lecture: Managing Acute Delirium and Postoperative Confusion

Lecture Overview

Preventing hospital-acquired delirium can reduce the length of stay in the hospital for a patient and providing appropriate treatment may assist in reducing the risk of adverse events such as falls, and improve their overall hospital experience. In this lecture, Sally Moyle discusses prevention and treatment strategies for managing patients with delirium and confusion.

Educators

Portrait of Sally Moyle
Sally Moyle

Sally Moyle is a rehabilitation nurse educator who has completed her masters of nursing (clinical nursing and teaching). She is passionate about education in nursing so that we can become the best nurses possible. Sally has experience in many nursing sectors including rehabilitation, medical, orthopaedic, neurosurgical, day surgery, emergency, aged care, and general surgery. See Educator Profile

Reviews

4.3
24 Total Rating(s)
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Julie Chacko
12 Nov 2019

refreshing and informative

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narelle windle
10 Nov 2019

An interesting insight into the cause, management and after effects of at risk patients for delerium and confusion in the postop setting

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Lindsay blow
14 Oct 2019

To focus about patients and people in general about delium eposides and how to review people suffering from this condition

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jane prezma
10 Oct 2019

Clear review of assessment and care for these high patients.

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louise ann mackie
08 Oct 2019

well-paced and informative

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Dianne Paddock
22 Sep 2019

Informative

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Grace Marie Bradbury
19 Sep 2019

The topic was informative and has reinforced my knowledge.

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Annette Lang
19 Sep 2019

Good evidence of best practice to support our clients experiencing delirium and confusion within aged care.

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Monica McGrath
27 Aug 2019

This is a good general overview on delirium and provides nurses with tools and strategies to implement when caring for patients who are experiencing delirium.

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Catherine Papadopoulos
08 Aug 2019

Good evidence of best practice to support the patient experiencing delerium