National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses Congress

“Age Related Changes Vs. Dementia – How Do I Tell the Difference in my Geriatric Orthopaedic Patient?” was Carol’s presentation at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses Congress in Las Vegas on Monday May 19, 2014.

Objectives: After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to:IMG_0722

1.  Contrast the differences between age related changes and dementia in the geriatric  orthopaedic patient.
2.  Plan two non-pharmaceutical, complementary interventions the nurse may utilize with a geriatric orthopaedic patient who has dementia.
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