A campaign to spread basic interventions while simultaneously reducing patient harm
WHY WAKE UP
- Impacts six core topics: ADE, airway safety, delirium, falls, VAE and VTE
- 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 that increases harm and prolongs length of stay due to respiratory atelectasis, weakness and immobility
WHY GET UP
- Impacts seven core topics: CAUTI, delirium, falls, pressure ulcers/injuries, readmissions, VAE and VTE.
- Progressive mobility preserves muscle strength, reduces delirium, improves lower extremity circulation and lung capacity and reduces length of stay
- Lack of mobility is most dangerous for the elderly, but all patients who are not mobilized are at risk as well
WHY SOAP UP
- Impacts five core topics: CAUTI, CLABSI, CDI, sepsis and VAE
- Hand hygiene is not a new strategy, but it is a critical one
- It is the single most effective way to reduce the transmission of hospital-acquired infections
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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