{{ (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/Outcomes

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 Assisants. #71702TX

Test Code: JTN0120B-PT
Published: Jan/Feb 2020
Expires: 12/31/2021
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