Implementing an Early Mobility Programme for Critically Ill Patients

Online Course: Implementing an Early Mobility Programme for Critically Ill Patients

Improve your patients' outcomes by implementing early mobility programmes in the critical care setting

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Presented by:

Chukwuebuka Okeke

Clinician-Researcher with a special interest in critical care and ageing.

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Introduction

Early mobility programmes for critically ill patients have been found to improve outcomes across a range of measures, from length of hospital stay to functional status on discharge. They are safe and feasible to implement, but there are many perceived barriers to these programmes in intensive care units around the world. This course explores the benefits of early mobility programmes and discusses the implementation of these programmes for patients in intensive care settings.

Aims

This course aims to introduce the benefits of early mobility programmes and discusses methods to help with their implementation and overcome barriers.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, readings, and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Videos
  2. Reading Activities
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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