B Element

Implementing the B Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

The B Element of the ABCDEF Bundle relates to Both Spontaneous Awakening Trials and Spontaneous Breathing Trails. This guide reviews current evidence related to the hazards of deep sedation and the benefits of a coordinated SAT and SBT approach.

Wake Up and Breath Protocol

Wake Up and Breathe Protocol for Spontaneous Awakening Trials (SATs) and Spontaneous Breathing Trials (SBTs)

CDC Multi-Site Wake Up and Breathe Program

This presentation discusses strategies for implementing the PAD guidelines. It reviews the Wake Up and Breathe protocol. 

Nurse-Driven Protocol for the Management of Alcohol and Polysubstance Abuse

In this session, Laurie Wilson, RN, MSN, and Christina Ycaza-Gutierrez, RN, BSN, CCRN, explore the team’s journey throughout the execution of the project and review how project implementation goals were achieved.

Spontaneous Awakening and Breathing Trials: Strategies to Optimize Patient Outcomes

Michael J. Cawley, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, and Kenneth D. Hargett, MHA, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, review spontaneous awakening trials (SAT) and spontaneous breathing trials (SBT) to reduce the intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay (LOS) and to help improve ICU outcomes.