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Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Helping you implement evidence-based programs with connected technologies

Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Progressive Mobility® Program

CLRT

  • Continuing Education - Continuous Lateral Rotation Therapy - An Early Option for Mobilizing Patients

    This continuing education activity will discuss continuous lateral rotation therapy as it relates to mobilizing ICU patients, particularly in level one of an early mobility program, in order to prevent and/or treat pulmonary complications. Early mobility helps decrease length of stay, and thereby decrease morbidity and mortality rates.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Discuss the impact of the supine position on the pulmonary system.
    • Identify the associated complications or risks to patients of a stationary supine position.
    • Discuss the principle of continuous lateral rotation therapy (CLRT).
    • Restate the evidence that supports the use of CLRT.
    • Implement CLRT protocols.
    • Identify methods to facilitate the adoption of CLRT at your facility.

    One (1) CE hour is granted

    This course is available online via HealthStream, free of charge.
    It is also available in person from your Clinical Outcomes Manager. Request a class.

  • Progressive Mobility® Program Protocol - Quick Reference Guide

    This is the Progressive Mobility® Program protocol, an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to early mobility and critical care rehab. It includes patient assessments, activities to be implemented in each step, and criteria for moving a patient to a higher level of the program.

    This is a pocket size, fluid resistant version of the protocol. Request hard copies.

    A corresponding 34x22 poster is also available.
    A corresponding Patient Mobility Chart is also available.

  • CLRT Skills Checklist

    Use this skills checklist to assess understanding and proficiency for CLRT. 

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