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Faculty

Charles H. Brown IV, MD, MHS

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Andrew Laflam, BS

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Laura Max, BA

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Daria Lymar, MD

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Karin J. Neufeld, MD, MPH

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Jing Tian, MS

Department of Biostatistics,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,
Baltimore, Maryland

Ashish S. Shah, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery
Department of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Glenn J. Whitman, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Charles W. Hogue, MD

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the patients that are at risk of developing post-cardiac surgery delirium.
- use rigorous criteria to accurately diagnose delirium to avoid misclassification bias and exclude patients with hypoactive delirium.
- employ prophylactic multi-modality therapies in high-risk cardiac surgical patients to reduce the chances of developing postoperative delirium.
- explain the value of multi-disciplinary quality improvement initiatives to prevent postoperative delirium to improve outcome and costs of care.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-May-01
Expiration Date:2018-May-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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