- Discuss how the five components of the new PADIS guidelines (pain, agitation, delirium, immobility and sleep disruption) are interrelated.
- Apply the criteria for starting or stopping mobilization to the care of patients in your unit.
- Identify two factors that commonly disrupt sleep for patients in the intensive care unit and at least one strategy for mitigating each one.
Brenda T Pun, DNP,RN
Brenda Truman Pun, DNP, RN, is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in critical care. She conducts and participates in patient-oriented, health services research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Pun received a bachelor’s degree from Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia, a master degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and a doctor of nursing practice degree from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She serves as a program clinical manager in the Vanderbilt Coordinating Center, where she is involved in the creation and design of studies, grant writing, data collection and analysis, and communication of results. Her research has focused on improving the care and outcomes of critically ill patients with a special emphasis on delirium, sedation, long-term outcomes and teamwork.
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