{{ (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

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


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JTN0120B
Published: Jan/Feb 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
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
Specialties: Critical Care, Trauma