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Table 1 Content of the delirium e-learning course

From: The effect of an e-learning course on nursing staff’s knowledge of delirium: a before-and-after study

Chapter Content
I. Introduction i. Introduction to the e-learning course, the patients from the case studies and the subject
II. What is delirium? i. Introduction to the goals and content of the chapter
ii. Definition of delirium, its clinical features and course
iii. Risk patients, predisposing and precipitating risk factors, and prevention
iv. Consequences of delirium
III. Risk screening i. Introduction to the goals and content of the chapter
ii. Predisposing and precipitating risk factors and risk screening
iii. Recording and discussing delirium risk of a patient
IV. Preventive interventions i. Introduction to the goals and content of the chapter
ii. Short overview of preventive medical interventions
iii. Preventive nursing interventions
V. Early recognition and diagnostics i. Introduction to the goals and content of the chapter
ii. The importance of early recognition of delirious patients
iii. Delirium Observation Screening scale
iv. Confusion Assessment Method - ICU
v. Delirium and dementia, delirium tremens and delirium caused by medication
VI. Treatment and care i. Introduction to the goals and content of the chapter
ii. Focus of treatment and disciplines involved
iii. Medical treatment
iv. Nursing interventions regarding treatment and care
v. Aftercare
vi. Delirium in the terminal or palliative phase
VII. More information i. References to guidelines, reports and other sources of information on delirium