Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Define excited delirium.

  • List possible causes of excited delirium.

  • Explain the signs and symptoms of excited delirium.

  • Recognize the stages of excited delirium.

  • Discuss call taking techniques for calls related to excited delirium.

  • List ways to ensure responder safety when dealing with persons with excited delirium.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Audio/Videos

    • Excited Delirium Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Police Help Man

    • Police Help Man Suffering from Excited Delirium

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    Definitions

    • Definitions.pdf

    • Video Transcript: What is Excited Delirium

    • What Is Excited Delirium And What Role Can It Play In Arrest Deaths

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    Signs and Symptoms

    • Signs and Symptoms.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Medical Expert Describes Excited Delirium

    • Medical Expert Explains Excited Delirium Diagnosis

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Stages

    • Stages

    • Video Transcript: Coroner Rules In-Custody Death Excited Delirium

    • Coroners report calls in-custody death excited delirium

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    Calls

    • Calls.pdf

    • Excited Delirium

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion.pdf

    • Video Transcript: Excited Delirium Poses Challenges to Law Enforcement

    • Excited Delirium poses challenges to law enforcment

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam

  • 9

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation, Required for TCOLE