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Med-Surg Mobility Protocol

Published: by American Journal of Nursing

Topic: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Readmissions, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE) | Resource type: Policy/Protocol

Sample Medical Surgical Mobility Protocol. Interventions defined for non-ambulatory and ambulatory patients. Reference: Wood W, Tschannen D, Trotsky A, Grunawalt J, Adams D, Chang R, Kendsioa S, Diccio-MacDonald S, (2014). A mobility program for an inpatient acute care medical unit: A quality improvement project to mitigate the adverse effects of bed rest shows promise. American Journal of Nursing, 114(10), 34-40.

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