Dementia and Delirium

Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Differentiate delirium from dementia.

2. Identify strategies to prevent the onset of delirium in older patients.

3. Describe the use of pharmacologic versus non-pharmacologic approaches to the management of behavioral problems associated with dementia and delirium. 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Laurence J. Robbins, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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