The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Your Role in Delirium Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Video Description: 

This 24 minute video defines delirium and clarifies the role of each member of the acute care interdisciplinary team in detecting delirium and communicating with team members in the SBAR format (Situation, Background, Assessment and Request/Recommendation.) The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is highlighted as the tool to use for delirium detection. The video includes some voiceover with PowerPoint slides and a TeamSTEPPS video depictng a hospital nurse SBAR report to a provider on a patient with possible delirium.