Pediatric Delirium in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Author(s): Alexandria Barry, Brenda Pun

Contact Hours 2.00

CERP A 2.00

Expires Nov 15, 2026

Topics: Delirium

Population: Pediatric

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $20.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Pediatric delirium is a symptom of acute brain dysfunction that can occur during a patient’s ICU stay. This session covers the different manifestations of delirium, how to assess for it in children of all ages and nursing interventions to assist in its treatment. This session equips the nurses with all the tools they need to combat delirium and teach future nurses on how to be delirium champions.


  • Define the characteristics of pediatric delirium.
  • Identify the tools to used to diagnose pediatric delirium in infants and children.
  • Verbalize three to four interventions to prevent ped ICU delirium.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 2.00 contact hours.

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