RSVP: Fri 25 Sep 2020
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 students and new grads
Please note; this course is not suitable for senior clinicans
- 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.
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.
Total CPD claimable workshop hours: 1
This is a recorded webinar session that was held in September 2019
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OTA Member: $64
OTA Student/ New Graduate Member: $45
Non Member: $38
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