Educational Program for RNs Related to the Use and Function Mechanical Prophylaxis in VTE Prevention
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-01-08T20:32:06Z
Author DetailsMollie Garrison, BSN, Department of School of Nursing, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
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.
DescriptionLeadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Conference NameLeadership Connection 2018
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
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