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VAE/Delirium Prevention: Operationalizing Assessments for Agitation and Delirium

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
On March 8, NYSPFP will host a webinar for critical care professionals on the prevention of ventilator-associated events (VAE) and delirium. The webinar will feature national expert Dr. Wesley E. Ely, M.P.H, Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, and Founder of the Vanderbilt ICU Delirium and Cognitive Impairment Study Group. During the webinar, Dr. Ely will review how to operationalize agitation and delirium assessments, including the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS), Sedation Agitation Scale (SAS), Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (ICDSC) and Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU). Additionally, Dr. Ely will discuss choice of drugs and ideal RASS/SAS scores. NYSPFP staff will also introduce its new VAE/Delirium Prevention Action Planning tool.

How to join the Webconference

1. Click on or Copy and paste the following link to a browser: https://nyspfp.adobeconnect.com/e2ewaul80de/event/registration.html
2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit”.
3.  Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.  
Select your audio connection preference from the three options.  

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages critical care staff including, physicians, nurses, pharmacists and respiratory therapists, infection prevention, physical therapy and quality improvement to join this webinar.

Who To Contact

If you have questions about the webinar please contact your NYSPFP project manager. If you experience difficulty logging in on the day of the event, please contact registration support at (518) 431-7867.

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