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Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Delirium

Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Delirium

Harvard Medical School
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Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20235
Date Posted: 
02/13/2009
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
10/18/2009
CME available CME credits available
Ok Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Abstract: 

Virtual patient (VP) modules on selected geriatric medicine topic of Delirium

Educational objectives: 

Delirium: At the end of this case, learners will be able to: 1. Recognize and diagnose delirium based on the criteria set forth in the Confusion Assessment Method. 2. Enumerate appropriate history, physical exam, laboratory, and imaging studies in the workup of delirium. recognize that the key step in treatment for delirium is the identification and treatment of the underlying causes. 3. Understand that some delirium is preventable.

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Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Delirium. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20235