NIDUS Communications and Conferences are overseen by the Dissemination Task Force, who are committed to spreading awareness of events, news and accomplishments in the delirium field via traditional media, social media, blogging and scientific symposia.

Communications: NIDUS will offer regular updates on delirium-related news, events and research through our blog, social media and email listserve. The NIDUS blog will feature posts on a variety of topics related to delirium research and news. You can subscribe to our email list to get regular updates delivered straight to your inbox. You can also follow NIDUS on Twitter (@nidus_delirium). If you missed any of our email newsletters, you can find previous editions of the NIDUS News online.

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Publication: Read about NIDUS and our goals:

Fick, D.M., Auerbach, A.D., Avidan, M.S., Busby-Whitehead, J., Ely, E.W., Jones, R.N., Marcantonio, E.R., Needham, D.M., Pandharipande, P., Robinson, T.N. and Schmitt, E.M., 2017. Network for Investigation of Delirium Across the US (NIDUS): Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network. Jointly published in: Journal of gerontological nursing43(5), pp.4-6, and Journal of the American Geriatrics Society65(10), pp.2158-2160.

Scientific Symposium: Through collaboration with the American Delirium Society, NIDUS hosted its first Scientific Symposium at the 7th Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society, which was held from June 4-6, 2017 in Nashville, TN.

NIDUS Plenary Session: NIDUS hosted a plenary session at the ADS NIDUS Scientific Symposium, which included an introduction to NIDUS projects as well as updates from the leaders of each core and task force and a panel Q&A discussion.

NIDUS Trainee Scientific Session: In the afternoon following the plenary session, NIDUS hosted a scientific session featuring oral presentations from NIDUS trainees. Presenters in this session included alumni of the CEDARTREE Delirium Boot Camp. The session gave junior researchers an opportunity to spotlight their research and develop connections with other researchers in the field.