Positive Delirium Best Practice Advisory Updated

For Inpatient Nursing
Effective Thursday, Jan. 28

The Best Practice Advisory (BPA) for Positive Delirium Screen now includes three new Acknowledgement Reasons. This informs providers of a new positive screen and allows nurses to document providers’ awareness of the screen or provide other information in the Comments section.

The BPA continues to trigger every 72 hours based on a positive delirium screen. 

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