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This article reports the findings of a study done related to acute pediatric delirium in hospitalized children. Information provided will be useful in detecting and managing pediatric delirium earlier in hospitalized children. Education Level: Intermediate; Format: Online Content Focus: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits: To earn credit, you must read the article and complete the quiz and evaluation, earning a score of 70% or greater on the posttest.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a hospital-wide initiative to decrease delirium-associated falls.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the link between delirium and falls, including interventions to prevent those falls.
  2. Outline methods to identify patients at risk for delirium and results from a study on delirium screening, prevention, and treatment.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

Lippincott Professional Development/Wolters Kluwer Health is an approved provider of continuing education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. Provider Number 5448.

Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: JNCQ0718-OT
Published: Jul/Sep 2018
Expires: 7/1/2025
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Alice Ferguson, BSN, RN, CPHQ; Karina Uldall, MD, MPH; Jessica Dunn, MSN, RN, CNL; Christopher Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH; Barbara Williams, PhD