Location

CPD Library

Date

RSVP: Fri 25 Sep 2020

Time

Registration

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RECORDED WEBINAR SUMMARY

FAMILY CAREGIVER INTERVENTION STUDY: OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS WITH DELIRIUM

Delirium prevention has been well studied in the literature. In particular, research has been applied to compare the benefits of pharmacological vs. non‐pharmacological interventions. It is well known that an effective method to prevent delirium is through a synergistic cooperation between the various health disciplines. However, utilising family caregivers' interventions in order to prevent or treat delirium is often overlooked.

To ensure multicomponent interventions are provided to patients with delirium at Eastern Health, Jessica McKenzie and Rebecca Reed created an occupational therapy delirium pathway. Furthermore, Jessica McKenzie and Anna Joy completed a systematic review to explore the potential impact of family caregivers' interventions on patient outcomes, family caregivers' perspectives of providing these interventions and the burden on hospital staff.

This webinar will discuss the role of family caregivers with patients with delirium and the Eastern Health occupational therapy delirium pathway.

SUITABLE FOR

Suitable for students and new grads

Please note; this course is not suitable for senior clinicans

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the significance of delirium.
  • Understand the importance of involving family caregivers in interventions for patients with delirium.
  • Understand the type of interventions family caregivers can provide.
  • Identify that non‐pharmacological treatment for patients with delirium is effective.
  • Introduction to the Eastern Health occupational therapy delirium pathway.

PRESENTER

Jessica McKenzie

Jessica has worked as an occupational therapist for the past seven years.  Clinical experience and expertise spans across both the public and private health sector in Australia, with primary employers being Epworth Healthcare and Eastern Health.  Specific clinical experience and interest lies within the general medical and neurological populations, with specific focus on the use of occupational therapy assessments and interventions with patients with neurological and cognitive impairments and delirium.

WEBINAR DETAILS

CPD HOURS:
Total CPD claimable workshop hours: 1

DATE:
This is a recorded webinar session that was held in September 2019

ACCESS:
This resource is run through our external learning platform - Course Genius. All registrants will receive an email containing information on how to set up their online course account and/ or a  notification that a course has been allocated to them. Please be sure to check all email folders including junk and clutter. 

To ensure you receive all correspondence we recommend registering for this workshop with a personal email address.

REGISTRATION FEES & INCLUSIONS

FEES:
OTA Member: $64
OTA Student/ New Graduate Member: $45
Non Member: $38

(All pricing is inclusive of GST)

Registrations close Friday 25 September 2020, 11.55pm AEST 

Members must be logged in with username and password in order to register at the member rate. 

DISCLAIMER

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CONTACT US

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