Objectives

In this interactive case study, you will learn to:

  • Recognise and differentiate delirium
  • Identify possible predisposing and precipitating causes for delirium
  • Apply appropriate tests and assessment skills. 
  • Treat the symptoms of delirium and its precipitating causes.
  • Develop a discharge plan with the patient and family/carer and its multicultural application. 
  • Consider utility of multi cultural communication and assessment tools.