“Review the aseptic technique for the perioperative environment”
Postoperative delirium (PD) relates to increased morbidity –associated with prolonged hospital stay, institutionalization and persistent functional and cognitive decline- poor long term outcome and higher perioperative mortality.
This webinar will explore the issue of Post Operative Delirium and the strategies that can be employed to prevent PD as well as manage PD if the situation arises.
In this session you will:
- Explore how a dedicated perioperative care path including medication use and anaesthesia strategy can reduce the incidence of PD
- Examine the Nursing Skills required in the surveillance and management of PD
- Review a number of diagnostic tools that can be used
- Discuss staff communication strategies that have been shown to reduce the incidence and clinical impact of PD
Lilliana Levada is an experienced clinician with over 35 years of clinical experience in perioperative nursing (instrument, circulatory, anaesthetic, PACU, educator, consultant and manager nursing roles), intensive care nursing, patient flow management, after-hours hospital management and patient safety management…Read More>>