Post-operative Delirium: Quality of Life and Economic Implications to Patients and Hospitals

Friday, November 11, 2016 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT 

Post-operative Delirium (POD) is common, costly and debilitating. Patient outcomes can be affected for those with POD such as quality of life, cognitive decline and activities of daily living. The financial and economic implications to the hospital can affect a wide range of issues such as total length of stay, readmissions and mortality. Join Dr. Joseph Raphael Tobin as he reviews what is Post-operative delirium and how it affects both the patient and the hospital.

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Learn what is Post-operative Delirium (POD)
  • Learn how patient outcomes are affected for those with POD (Quality of life, activities of daily living, postoperative cognitive decline)
  • What are the financial or economic implications to the hospital (ICU and total Length of stay, readmissions, complications, mortality)
  • Learn how to educate your staff to increase awareness of POD