{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Economic and Clinical Impact of an Early Mobility Program in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a quality improvement project designed to determine the impact of an early mobility program in a trauma intensive care unit (ICU) on length of stay (LOS), ventilator days, cost, functional milestones, and rehabilitation utilization.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the need for an early mobility program for patients in the trauma ICU.
  2. Summarize the methodology, results, and implications of the quality improvement project.
Price: $17.95


  • TPTA 3.0 CCU

This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 3 continuing competency units for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. #74846

Test Code: JTN0120B-PT
Published: Jan/Feb 2020
Expires: 6/1/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Beth A. Falkenstein, BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN; Chelsea K. Skalkowski, DPT, PT, CCS; Kathleen D. Lodise, RRT; Marian Moore, BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Brian F. Olkowski, DPT, PT, NCS; Yuri Rojavin, MD, FACS
Categories: Rehabilitation , Trauma