Educational Program for RNs Related to the Use and Function Mechanical Prophylaxis in VTE Prevention
Author DetailsMollie Garrison, BSN, Department of School of Nursing, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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This quality improvement project aimed to educate registered nurses on the importance of mechanical prophylaxis in high-risk patients. Content included: nursing knowledge of mechanical therapy; discussion of alternative SCD devices and contraindications to using; proper sizing; required patient care and education; nurse documentation of device usage; and parameters for discontinuation.