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American Music Therapy Association

Music Therapy and AMTA can be used as nonpharmacologic treatments for pain for patients, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU).


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.


Barriers to Early Mobility

Understand the barriers to early mobility in the ICU and solution strategies. Early mobility is the E Bundle of the ABCDEF Bundle.


Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS)

The Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) can be used to assess pain in in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle. It can be used for intubated patients and nonintubated patients.


Behavioral Pain Scale Training Poster

The Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) can be used to assess pain in in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). This poster helps train clinicians on how to use the BPS Scale for intubated and non-intubated patients. It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


CAM-ICU Assessment Tool 

The CAM-ICU is a delirium monitoring instrument for ICU patients in accordance with the PAD Guidelines.


CAM-ICU Delirium Test

This video demonstrates the CAM-ICU Delirium screening test for intensive care patients. It is quick, noninvasive and easy to do.


CAM-ICU Flowsheet

The CAM-ICU Flowsheet can be used to assess adult ICU patients for delirium in accordance with the PAD Guidelines.


CAM-ICU Training Manual 

This is a training manual for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who wish to use the Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU). 


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. 


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).


Comparison of Three ICU Early Mobility Quality Improvement Projects

A Comparison of Three ICU Early Mobility Quality Improvement Projects. Early mobility is the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT)

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool: How to Use it in Your ICU

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). This video offers instructions on how to use the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool.


Daily Mobility Assessment and Treatment

Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Early Mobility.


Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU

Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU – AACN Clinical Scene Investigator Academy Project, is the latest webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ICU Liberation series, held in collaboration with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and Project Dispatch, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU

Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU aim to provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. 


Healing Touch International

Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing, heart-centered energy therapy that uses gentle, intentional touch that assists in balancing physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. Alternative therapies can be used as nonpharmacologic treatments for pain for patients, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU).


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. 


ICU Liberation Bundle: The Science Behind Liberating ICU Patients and Families

E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCM, discusses the ICU Liberation Bundle: The Science Behind Liberating ICU Patients and Families. 


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.


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


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 practices that lead to the development of PICS


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.


Implementing the A Element of the ABCDEF bundle

This ICU Liberation presentation compares pain assessment tools, identifies challenges for effective pain assessment, pain prevention, and pain management. Use this to help implement the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


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


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.


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.


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 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 D Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

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


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. 


Mastering Intensive Care Podcast - Episode 33: Wes Ely - Finding out what matters to our patients

Mastering Intensive Care Podcast is a podcast focused on conversations to inspire intensive care clinicians to become the best they can be in the practice of intensive care. In episode 33, Wes Ely, MD, discusses the ABCDEF Bundle. 


MICU Rounding Tool

The MICU rounding tool can help you implement the ABCDEF Bundle.


Multidisciplinary Approach to Early Mobilization in the ICU

A multiprofessional and multidisciplinary approach to implementing early mobility in the intensive care unit (ICU). Early mobility is the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


Nonopioid Medication Options

Pharmacology of Nonopiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).


Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NRS)

The Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.


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.


PADIS Guidelines and Related Articles

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines, are an update to the 2013 Pain, Agitation, Delirium Guidelines. 


PADIS Guidelines Teaching Slides: Delirium

These teaching slides address implementing the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines. This presentation addresses implementing the portion of the guidelines related to delirium.


PADIS Guidelines Teaching Slides: Immobility

These teaching slides address implementing the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines. This presentation addresses implementing the portion of the guidelines related to immobility.


PADIS Guidelines Teaching Slides: Pain

These teaching slides address implementing the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines. This presentation addresses implementing the portion of the guidelines related to pain.


PADIS Guidelines Teaching Slides: Sedation

These teaching slides address implementing the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines. This presentation addresses implementing the portion of the guidelines related to sedation.


PADIS Guidelines Teaching Slides: Sleep

These teaching slides address implementing the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines. This presentation addresses implementing the portion of the guidelines related to sleep.


Physical Medicine and Mobility Strategies in the ICU

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


Primary Pain Management: Opioids

Pharmacology of Opiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for adult patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).


Provider Rounding Tool

This rounding tool can help you implement the ABCDEF Bundle.


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). 


Rehabilitation Starts in the ICU

In this session from the 46th Critical Care Congress, experts in the field discuss rehabilitation in the ICU.


Richmond-Agitation Sedation Scale (RASS)

Richmond Agitation Sedation ranks agitation and possibility for sedation. This tool can be used in the implementation of the C Bundle of the ABCDEF Bundle.


Riker Sedation Agitation Scale (SAS)

Sedation Agitation Scale (SAS) Match behavioral observations with scale descriptors. Each descriptor is matched with an agitation category.


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. 


Rounding in the ICU with the ABCDE Bundle – Part 1

Sutter Health and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation provides two videos that examine incorporation of the ABCDE bundle during multiprofessional rounds in the intensive care unit. 


Rounding in the ICU with the ABCDE Bundle – Part 2

Sutter Health and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation provides two videos that examine incorporation of the ABCDE bundle during multiprofessional rounds in the intensive care unit.


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. 


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.


Wake Up and Breath Protocol

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


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.