Promote awareness of patient disorientation/confusion.
Identify the causes of disorientation/confusion.
Describe ways to assess for reality orientation.
Recall risks associated with disorientation.
Write a comprehensive plan of care which helps bring the confused patient back to reality.
Identify other forms of support and therapeutic interventions.
Document assessment findings and care
Defining Orientation and Disorientation
Causes of Disorientation/Confusion
Risks Factors Associated with Confusion
The Patient’s Comprehensive Care Plan
Support and Therapeutic Interventions
Documentation of Assessment Findings and Care