Delirium, Depression and Anxiety at End of Life

Objectives:

  • Identify and understand the presentation of delirium, depression, and anxiety in patients nearing the end of life
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate hospice patients and recommend appropriate therapy for management of delirium, depression, and anxiety
  • Describe plans for titration of therapy for patients initiated on pharmacologic therapy for delirium, depression, and anxiety

PRESENTER:

Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS

PRESENTER BIO:

As Director of Clinical Education at Enclara Pharmacia, Marisa is responsible for the coordination, integration, maintenance and advancement of Enclara Pharmacia’s education support services.  Prior roles held by Marisa include manager of the West Deptford clinical call center, clinical pharmacist and new hire pharmacist trainer.  She has over 13 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including over 9 years of hospice pharmacy experience, as well as clinical roles in both the hospital and home infusion settings.

Throughout Marisa’s career, she has been continuously involved in the education and training of healthcare professionals and students.  Marisa earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy.  She completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

Duration: 1 Hour
Time: On Demand