Assignment: Mechanical Ventilation Days.
Assignment: Mechanical Ventilation Days.
UPDATE OF LITERATURE REVIEW The original project used the seven steps of evidence base practice described by Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt (2015). Using the same keywords, the literature was exam- ined for interventional studies that included an educational intervention and calculation of financial impact. Four addi- tional articles were found demonstrating increasing awareness of the need to calculate and publish financial impact of professional development activities (see Table 1).
Frampton et al. (2014) completed a literature search of studies reporting educational interventions for preventing vascular catheter bloodstream infections, resulting in 74 studies between 2000 and 2012. This 398-page report used a decision-analytic economic model to analyze the cost- effectiveness of educational interventions for preventing catheter bloodstream infections. The model showed di- verse types of educational interventions reduce the incidence, increasing survival by 3.55 years and 2.72 QALYs (quality- adjusted life-years).
Kram, DiBartolo, Hinderer, and Jones (2015) imple- mented the ABCDE bundle for patients in the intensive
Cathleen Opperman, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CPN, is Professional Devel- opment Nurse Specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
Debra Liebig, MLA, BSN, RN-BC, is Program Manager, Accreditation & Regulatory Readiness, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri.
Judith Bowling, PhD, MHA, RN-BC, is Clinical Learning Educator, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami.
Carol Susan Johnson, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC, is Principal, Innovations LLC, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: Cathleen Opperman, Nation- wide Children”s Hospital, 255 East Main St., Columbus, OH 43205 (e<mail: email@example.com).
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care unit (ICU) by educational interventions resulting in a decreased average length of stay and decreasedmechanical ventilation days. The education included (a) a live presen- tation on the evidence regarding the ABCDE bundle for all nursing, respiratory therapy, and rehabilitation staff; (b) a nursing-specific class on proper administration of the Inten- sive CareDelirium Screening Checklist tool; and (c) an online module for all disciplines on the new administrative policy. Copyright
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