This course describes how early mobilization counteracts the negative impacts of prolonged bed rest on ventilator patients. Components of successful early mobilization programs are described, including potential barriers to implementation, specific benefits to the patient and hospital outcomes.
Course created on April 15, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the harmful, multisystem effects of prolonged bed rest in the mechanically ventilated patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the potential benefits resulting from the early mobilization of the mechanically ventilated patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the contraindications and barriers to early mobility in mechanically the ventilated patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the key components of an early mobilization program.
|5-10 Minutes||Rehabilitation as a philosophy of care, Historical background of the ICU and mobility|
|10-25 Minutes||Adverse effects of bed rest|
|25-35 Minutes||Impact of technology, Chronic critical illness syndrome (CCIS), Levine's 4 Conservation principles|
|35-40 Minutes||Early intervention strategies and contraindications|
|40-50 Minutes||Barriers and Benefits in literature reviews|
|50-55 Minutes||Requirements of early mobility programs|
Nancy Nathenson is a respiratory therapist with over 35 years of clinical experience in the ICU and rehabilitation, providing education and training in disease prevention, respiratory programs, and personal wellness. Nancy builds connections between healthcare and communities locally, regionally, and nationally. A pioneer and leader in population health management, her strategies are evidence-based, interdisciplinary, and address clinical health outcomes with a health equity lens.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 185347000
Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, or Mississippi, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.
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