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Chris L Wells
ES26 - The Impact of Specialist Nursing and Allied Health Professionals in the Care of Thoracic Oncology Patients (ID 28)
- Event: WCLC 2019
- Type: Educational Session
- Track: Nursing and Allied Professionals
- Presentations: 1
- Now Available
- Moderators:Pippa Labuc, Enza Esposito Nguyen
- Coordinates: 9/10/2019, 14:30 - 15:45, San Francisco (2009)
ES26.02 - Rehabilitation After Treatment of Thoracic Malignancies (Now Available) (ID 3293)
14:30 - 15:45 | Presenting Author(s): Chris L Wells
In this presentation the speaker will focus the talk on the collaborative model between the Departments of Nursing and Rehabilitation Services in the promotion of functional recovery of hospitalized adults. The speaker will incorporate the current literature regarding early mobilization and rehabilitation and the program's effects on outcomes. The talk will also examine the physical impairments and functional limitations associated with cancer associated frailty. Finally, the speaker will share some priminary data from the efforts at the University of Maryland Medical Center on the implementation of a collaborative mobilization and rehabilitation program to address barriers to recovery and hospital discharge.
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