Move More, Vent Less

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona)

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Project Topic

Decreasing ventilator use by increasing ICU patient mobility

CSI Participants

Nicole Conoway, RN, BSN, ATCN
Joshua Lee, RN, ATCN
Pauline Wynn-Miller, RN, BSN

Project Goals/Objectives

  1. Increase mobility of the mechanically ventilated patients in our ICUs
  2. Decrease mechanical ventilation days 5 percent, with a stretch goal of 8 percent

Project Outcomes

  1. Doubled mobility of mechanically ventilated patients

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