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Dodging Delirium: Implementing the ABCDEF Bundle

$159.00 $49.00

About the Online Course
Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) for the survivor of critical illness and their family is emerging as one of the most challenging issues today. Over the decades we have been successful at saving lives, but the consequences of surviving acute & critical illness are significant. It is imperative we tailor our interventions to help patients not only survive but thrive.

In hospitals across the world, clinicians are working diligently to ensure evidence-based practice is fully integrated into daily care to impact both short & long-term patient outcomes. The "A – F Bundle" weaves the practices of pain and agitation management, ventilator liberation with daily SATs & SBTs, delirium prevention and management allowing implementation of early mobility programs together with engaging the family in the journey. Without successful bundling of the interventions, the ability to integrate best practice is challenging.

What Nurses Are Saying About This Course!
Every Nurse should watch this!

Nicole and Kathleen are phenomenal speakers. This presentation is filled with so much information to guide us with improving the care we deliver to our patients and families. ~ S. D.

Thank you for presenting this awesome comprehensive online course for understanding and reducing risks for delirium. - Ed S.

Course Details

Course Format: eLearning/Self-directed course
Contact Hours: 9.5
Course Length: 578 minutes

What's Included

  • 1 year unlimited access 24/7 to the online course
  • 9.5 Contact Hours
  • Downloadable PDF Study Guide
  • Printable CE Certificate

This Course Focuses On

A focus is made on pain and agitation management of acute & critical illness, ventilator liberation with daily SATs & SBTs, delirium prevention and management allowing implementation of early mobility programs together with engaging the family in the journey.


Nicole Kupchik Consulting, Inc. is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #16363. This program is approved for 9.5 contact hours

Learning Objectives

  • Define Post ICU Syndrome (PICS) and identify contributing factors
  • Identify the types & risk factors of delirium
  • Discuss evidence-based assessments and intervention to manage pain, agitation, and delirium
  • Outline the process of performing daily SATs & SBTs in the ICU
  • Understand the patient’s risk for ventilator and non-ventilator pneumonia including strategies to reduce infection risk
  • Apply the latest science to create a sleep protocol
  • Create an integrated program for early mobility
  • Discover approaches for incorporating patients and families into care practices within the environment

Additional Information

Course Refund Policy

Our policy is valid for a period of 30 calendar days from the date of the purchase. If the period of 30 days has lapsed since the purchase, we can't, unfortunately, offer you a refund. In addition, once the course has been accessed, there are no refunds available.

Course Expiration Time Zone

Access to the course expires 1 year after purchase, regardless of when the course is accessed. Please note, courses are set to expire at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on the expiry date.

For example, students in Pacific Standard Time (UTC 8 hrs ahead), will find their class expires at 4:00 PM PST.  Due to the major time difference, we have set all courses to expire on day 366 so you receive a full year of access plus a few bonus hours.

Extension Policy

All courses will be limited to a maximum of one extension. The one-time extension is valid for 6 months @ 40% of the full cost of the course. Extension requests must be received via email at [email protected].

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Course Agenda

Module 1: Course Overview
  • Lesson 1: Course Introduction & Overview - 11:03 mins
  • Lesson 2: What are PICS & Delirium? - 23:38 mins
  • Lesson 3: Why it matters: A nurse who survived delirium - 35:42 mins
  • Lesson 4: The ICU Liberation Bundle - 17:48 mins
Module 2: Pain, Agitation & Delirium
  • Lesson 1: Pain - 33:58 mins
  • Lesson 2: Agitation - 25:02 mins
  • Lesson 3: Delirium - 24:48 mins
  • Lesson 4: Your Patient Has Delirium, Now What? - 24:50 mins
Module 3: Wake Up and Breathe: SATs & SBTs
  • Lesson 1: Evidence to Support the SAT & SBT - 25:01 mins
  • Lesson 2: Assessing Readiness for the SAT & SBT - 28:32 mins
  • Lesson 3: Barriers and Facilitators of the SAT & SBT - 22:27 mins
Module 4: Getting Patients Off the Ventilator
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Healthcare Acquired Pneumonia - 30:12 mins
  • Lesson 2: Risk Factors for Pneumonia: Part 1 - 32:52 mins
  • Lesson 3: Risk Factors for Pneumonia: Part 2 - 20:03 mins
  • Lesson 4: Risk Factors for Pneumonia: Part 3 - 28:56 mins
Module 5: Early Progressive Mobility
  • Lesson 1: Negative Effects of Immobility - 27:03 mins
  • Lesson 2: Evidence Supporting Early Progressive Mobility - 30:46 mins
  • Lesson 3: Barriers to Mobility in Hospitalized Patients - 24:43 mins
  • Lesson 4: Implementing a Progressive Mobility Program - 29:54 mins
Module 6: Don't Wake Me Up: Sleep Hygiene
  • Lesson 1: Sleep Deprivation - 16:06 mins
  • Lesson 2: Strategies to Help Promote Sleep - 17:14 mins
  • Lesson 3: Developing a Sleep Protocol - 15:01 mins
Module 7: Family Integration into Patient Care
  • Lesson 1: Family Visitation: Why it is Critical - 31:17 mins
Module 8: Wrap-Up & Next Steps

Here are what nurses are saying about Nicole and her teaching style:

"Nicole does a great job teaching in a way you can understand and keeps your attention."

"Great course! Kept us engaged as well for a long class. Great methods used to teach and remember course information."

"Your energy and passion to teach makes learning a breeze! Love how you break down complicated content and make it easy to remember."

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