Learning objectives

By working with other participants, an interprofessional care plan (including goals/outcomes, interventions, and evaluation) will be developed for Mr. Lee by:

  1. Distinguishing the primary characteristics and the subtype of Mr. Lee's delirium
  2. Identifying factors that increase the risk for delirium in Mr. Lee
  3. Identifying causes of Mr. Lee's delirium such as physiological changes and polypharmacy
  4. Preparing for the negative consequences/outcomes of delirium in Mr. Lee
  5. Identifying the signs and symptoms of delirium in Mr. Lee
  6. Describing two screening tools that could be used to identify delirium in Mr. Lee
  7. Analyzing Mr. Lee's behavioral changes as an indicator of delirium
  8. Assessing the value of obtaining collateral information from Mr. Lee's family, friends, and other caregivers during his assessment
  9. Differentiating between delirium, dementia, and depression during Mr. Lee's assessment
  10. Formulating interventions that target Mr. Lee's risk factors/causes of delirium
  11. Integrating Mr. Lee's unique capabilities, needs, and desires into his assessment and care plan
  12. Identifying how delirium affects Mr. Lee's family
    1. Identifying how Mr. Lee's cultural background and life experiences impact the identification and management of delirium
    2. Identifying the impact of delirium on Mr. Lee's autonomy and independence
  13. Differentiating interprofessional roles in the assessment and management of Mr. Lee's delirium
    1. Assessing the value of interprofessional role overlap in developing a care plan for Mr. Lee
  14. Identifying the challenges presented to the professions who provide care for Mr. Lee.