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Content Type: Presentations

ICU Early Mobility at UCSF Lessons Learned, Patient Benefits

An overview of the early mobility program at University of California, San Francisco that includes information about: Staffing and Equipment, Barriers to Initiating Early Mobilization, and steps for early mobilization. 

An Integrated Approach to ICU Delirium Assessment, Prevention and Management 

Delirium is frequently found in critically ill adults, affecting patient outcomes both during and after the intensive care unit (ICU) stay.

Clinical Practice Guideline - Pain, Agitation, Delirium

A presentation from the 2012 Critical Care Congress on the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Pain, Agitation, and Delirium (PAD).

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. 

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.

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. 

Successfully Overcoming Assessment and Treatment Challenges for ICU Pain

This webcast provides an overview of the landscape of pain assessment and pain management in ICU patients within the context of the ABCDEF bundle, and offer suggestions for interventions.

Impact of Pet Music Therapy

In this webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Project Dispatch series, The Impact of Pet and Music Therapy on the Critically Ill, expert faculty will share their unique experiences with integrative therapies for patients and families in the ICU.

ICU Liberation: Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

James C. Jackson, Psy.D, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University, discusses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS), a condition that affects survivors of critical care illness. He defines PICS, examines how PICS affects patients and families, and identifies common ICU practi...

Zoom In, Zoom Out: ABCDEF Bundle Implementation Strategies that Work

Identify the building blocks for creating a successful ICU Liberation collaborative focused on implementing the ABCDEF Bundles.

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

Roadmap for Implementing the New ABCDEF Bundle in Your ICU

Mary Ann Barnes-Daly, RN, BSN, CCRN, DC, and Juliana Barr, MD, FCCM, provide a strategy for intensive care unit (ICU) teams striving to implement the new ABCDEF bundle. 

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

Interprofessional Team Coaching in the ICU

Interprofessional Team Coaching in the ICU webcasts were conducted for interprofessional teams (IPTs) working together to implement the ABCDEF Bundle. 

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

ICU Liberation: Implementation of the PAD Guidelines using an Inter-Professional Team Model

Implementation of the PAD Guidelines using an Inter-Professional Team Model by Mary Ann Daly

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

ICU Liberation: Changing Practice at the Bedside

In this excerpt from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Critical Care Congress, leaders from the ICU Liberation initiative discuss strategies for improving outcomes and identify strategies and barriers to guideline implementation.

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

Recovering from the ICU: A Survivor's Story 

Alison Clay, MD, shares her experience as an ICU survivor and her experience with post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). 

Implementing the ABCDEF Bundle : Teaching Slides

Implement the ICU Liberation ABCDEF Bundle to help reduce delirium, improve pain management, and reduce long-term consequences for adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients. This .zip file includes all the teaching slides to implement each element of the ABCDEF Bundle

Estimated Time: ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)

Implementing the F Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

The F Element of the ABCDEF Bundle addresses patient and family engagement in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Implementing the E component of the ABCDEF Bundle

This guide can help clinicians implement the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle: Early Mobility. Understand the deficits ICU survivors face and describe the benefits of early mobility in ICU, identify strategies for successful implementation of early mobilization program. 

Implementing the D Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

Assess, Prevent, and Manage Delirium: This presentation aims to help implement the D Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Implementing the C Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

Choice of analgesia and sedation offers guidance for a medication regimen for the management of pain and agitation in critically ill adults, consistent with the PAD Guidelines recommendations.