Limited staff can be an early mobility barrier according to 45 percent of studies.1
A lack of clinician resources can represent a major barrier to early mobility programs.1 Certified nursing assistants can fill that gap by:
- Helping with patient surveillance
- Moving/lifting patients
- Managing line and drain integrity during mobility sessions
For more information on coordinating your team, download the sample nursing protocol.
1. *As identified in survey. Dubb R, Nydahl P, Hermes C, et al. Barriers and strategies for early mobilization of patients in intensive care units. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016;13(5):724 – 730.
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