Decreasing Unable-to-Assess Ratings for the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit
Joshua T. Swan, PharmD, BCPS
Decreasing Unable-Toassess Ratings for the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit: Read Article
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify the benefits of delirium assessment.
  • Use the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) in identifying delirium
  • Understand the importance of assessing for coma prior to using CAM-ICU.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1423013
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.25
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 1/1/2016

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Decreasing Unable-to-Assess Ratings for the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit

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