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Course Number:
CEU 3334
Course Title:
ANS for Experienced Nurses-Altered Mental Status
Credit Hours:
0.8
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

This 8-hour module covers the assessment and differential diagnosis of altered mental status. Cases will practice assessment-based management approaches.

Intended Outcomes for the course

At the end of this Module, participants will be able to:  1) perform a baseline mental status exam and history, 2) recognize a patient with AMS or delirium,  3) diagnose the probable cause of the condition using critical thinking, and 4) develop a nursing care approach to the patient's condition.