A campaign to spread basic interventions while simultaneously reducing patient harm
WHY WAKE UP
- Minimizing sedation allows for early mobilization, reduction of delirium, decreased risk of respiratory compromise and shortened length of stay
- Over-sedation is a common adverse drug event
- Monitoring reversal agents and maintaining a continued emphasis on minimal sedation can assist in the prevention of several harm events: ADE, FTR, delirium, falls, VAE, VTE as well as airway safety
WHY GET UP
- Progressive mobility preserves muscle strength, reduces delirium, improves lower extremity circulation and lung capacity and reduces length of stay
- Opportunity to collaborate with all disciplines to decrease harm to patients
- A focus on progressive mobility and ambulation can impact falls, pressure ulcers/injuries, CAUTI, VAE, VTE, readmissions and delirium.
WHY SOAP UP
- Hand-washing is the single most effective way to reduce the transmission of hospital-acquired infections.
- Effective hand-washing cuts across all infection related topics.
WHY SCRIPT UP
- Too many, too few or the wrong medications, including antibiotics, lead to adverse drug events, longer and more intense stays and readmissions
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