Michelle Nicholas

Michelle Nicholas

RN, MSc, PhD(s)

Michelle is originally from New Zealand where she trained as a Registered Nurse and has worked in the areas of cardiology and critical care for over 20 years. While being lucky enough to have travelled all over the world, Michelle currently calls Vancouver Canada home where she has resided for the last 16 years. Michelle has always had a passion for quality improvement and seeking new avenues to improve care for her patient population. After completing a Master of Science Degree in Critical Care through Cardiff University, Michelle embarked on a course of research for her PhD focusing on digital therapeutics and specifically their application in the area of delirium prevention and management.

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Grand 3

Oral Abstracts: Session 2

Moderator: Clay Angel, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
• An Interactive Digital Intervention for the Reduction of Unscheduled Medication Use for the Management of Delirium Associated Agitation in Acute Care Environments
Michelle Nicholas, BHSc, Fraser Health Authority, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
• Inpatient Delirium Reduction and Early Acute Management (iDREAM) Phase 1 Results
Jerry Bradley MD, University of Louisville/Owensboro Health, KY
• Positive Scores on the 4AT Delirium Assessment Tool on Hospital Admission is Linked to Mortality. Length of Stay, and Home Time: A Two-Center Study of 82,770 Emergency Admissions
Alasdair MacLullich, MRCP, PhD, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
• The Impact of Physical and Occupational Therapy on Delirium Duration in Hospitalized Older Adults Admitted Through the Emergency Department
James Jordano, B.S. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN
• Bridging Nursing Assessment and Clinical Awareness of Delirium by Best Practice Advisory Sandeep Pagali, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, MN