Early Mobility Activities during Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Cherylynn A. Brownback, RN, BSN, CCRN, Tricia Fletcher, RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC, Lynelle Pierce, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, and Susan Klaus RN, PhD
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the complications associated with prolonged bed rest and the potential benefits of instituting early mobility activities in critically ill patients.
  • Identify barriers to progressive mobility for patients undergoing continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).
  • Discuss considerations for determining which patients are appropriate candidates for early mobility activities while undergoing CRRT and ideas for accomplishing mobilization of these patients safely.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1423043
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 7/1/2017

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Early Mobility Activities during Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

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