Educational program for RNs related to the use and function mechanical prophylaxis in VTE prevention
Mollie 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.
Leadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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