Delirium in Older Adults

Delirium in Older Adults


This enduring activity is aimed to educate non-geriatric professionals in recognizing and addressing geriatric mental health concerns that can exacerbate physical health conditions. This course will review the features of delirium, discuss the difference between delirium and dementia, review the negative impacts of delirium, and provide assessment tools to recognize and diagnose delirium for older adults.


Physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals that care for older adults


At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe critical features of delirium
  • List 3 frequent causes of delirium in older adults
  • Summarize prevention and treatment strategies for delirium




Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.


Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Online Training
Part 1
Online Training
Part 2

The  training content videos provided on this website are for educational purposes only.  In order to obtain CE credits, please click the “Claim Credit” button below prior to viewing the video(s). This will redirect you to our CME provider, Baylor College of Medicine.  If you do not have an existing CE profile with Baylor College of Medicine, please set up a profile to receive credit.  Once on the CME platform, you will watch the videos and complete an evaluation by questionnaire to address program content, presentation, and possible bias. Continuing education credit can be claimed upon completion of the evaluation.

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