Diagnosis-Specific Care

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• Delirium
   -- ICU
       Critical Illness, Brain Dysfunction, and Survivorship (CIBS) Center webpage outlining the
       ABCDEF bundle, including the assessment, prevention, and treatment of delirium.   
   -- Non-ICU & ED  
       CIBS webpage for hospital professionals working setting outside the ICU setting
       includes the Brief Confusion Assessment Method (bCAM) for delirium assessment.
  -- bCam Delirium Screening and Nursing Interventions
       An online module and videos teaching nurses how to perform a bCAM screening for
       all adult patients and apply delirium prevention and management interventions.
       Duration: est. 45 min. 

•  Dementia
   -- Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Dementia Series 
       Free eLearning series on the care of the older adult with dementia from the
       New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
  -- Teepa Snow 
      Videos teaching about a person-centered approach to caring for individuals living with dementia.

• Substance Use Disorder
   -- Medications for Addiction Treatment
       Videos teaching about the medications for addiction treatment, both in the acute withdrawal
       phase and long-term.
       Duration: 10 min.
 -- Substance Misuse in the Hospital  
      Video teaching staff how to respond to the misuse of substances by patients in the hospital.
      Duration: 4 min.

• Traumatic Brain Injury
   VUMC’s Traumatic Brain Injury website, includes education for healthcare personnel.