AANA Journal Course: Clarifying the Confusion of Adult Emergence Delirium

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Class A Credits: 1

Format: PDF

Course Launch Date: 6/14/19

Course Expires: 6/13/22

Member/Associate: $35.00

Non-Member: $50.00

The purpose of this activity is to be able to identify the similarities and differences between common anesthesia related drug toxicities, postoperative delirium, and emergence delirium.

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.

Post-Test Attempt Notice
A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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  • Identify the populations most at risk of emergence and postoperative delirium.
  • Classify emergence delirium.
  • Identify other phenomenon that can present similar to emergence delirium.
  • Select factors that may increase risk or exacerbate emergence delirium.
  • Differentiate between common anesthesia related toxicities postoperative delirium and emergence delirium.

Michael Kremer, PhD, CRNA, CHSE, FNAP, FAAN

Professor and Director of Nurse Anesthesia Program at Rush University College of Nursing. Co-Director, Center for Clinical skills and Simulation Rush University Medical Center

Shawna Greiner, PhD, CRNA, USAF, NC