Postoperative Delirium Self Study Module

  • Claim Credits by 12/31/2021
  • Online Activity
Credits Available: CME

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Medtronic.

Delirium occurs in a significant number of patients and is associated with worse outcomes. It is important to monitor or otherwise it will go unrecognized. This presentation will cover areas in the diagnosis, prevalence, morbidity and mortality, risk factors and the prevention and treatment of delirium.

CME Credit:
1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


Item Details

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclaimer: The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.

Activity Release Date: 1/1/2019 Activity Expiration Date: 12/31/2021

-Recognize risk factors for delirium.

-Discuss outcomes associate with perioperative delirium.

-Identify potential prevention and treatment options for perioperative delirium.

-Discuss limitations of current research

 Christopher Hughes, M.D., M.S., planners and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.

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Postoperative Delirium Self Study Module
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