Delirium Cafe : interactive learning to enhance delirium care

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Roitto , H-M , Aalto , U L , Söderling , R , Laakkonen , M-L & Öhman , H 2020 , ' Delirium Cafe : interactive learning to enhance delirium care ' , European Geriatric Medicine , vol. 11 , no. 1 , pp. 113-116 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s41999-019-00283-0

Title: Delirium Cafe : interactive learning to enhance delirium care
Author: Roitto, Hanna-Maria; Aalto, Ulla Liisa; Söderling, Riikka; Laakkonen, Marja-Liisa; Öhman, Hanna
Contributor organization: Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care
University of Helsinki
Date: 2020-02
Language: eng
Number of pages: 4
Belongs to series: European Geriatric Medicine
ISSN: 1878-7649
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41999-019-00283-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/326527
Abstract: Key summary pointsAim The aim of Delirium Cafe was to try a new learning method to increase awareness of delirium and improve delirium care in an acute hospital setting. Findings Delirium Cafe seems to be both feasible and applicable as a new interactive-learning method in postgraduate medical teaching. Message It is important to create opportunities of stimulating learning. Delirium Cafe is a good example of a model that is both creative and interactive. Purpose The aim of Delirium Cafe was to try a new learning method to increase awareness of delirium and improve delirium care in an acute hospital setting in Helsinki, Finland. Method World Cafe-an active learning method, with four facilitators and four stations covering important aspects of delirium recognition and management, was used. Results 22 junior doctors and 4 members of the senior staff participated in the event on 13th of March 2019, the World Delirium Awareness Day (WDAD). Nobody dropped out during the 1 h training. Feedback on the educational method was positive. Conclusion Delirium Cafe seems to be both feasible and applicable as a new interactive-learning method in postgraduate medical teaching.
Subject: Delirium
World cafe
Education
Geriatrics
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3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: unspecified
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