As Research Coordinator, your roles and responsibilities during the Intervention include:

  • Coordinating local MOVE Implementation Team meetings
  • Looking at existing measures in your hospital unit that are meant to promote and encourage mobilization
  • Selecting the most appropriate and most relevant mobilization activities to implement on your unit (e.g. huddles, fairs, etc.)
  • Deciding what and how to implement these activities on your unit
  • Creating new or editing currently available educational materials as necessary (educational materials can be found on the Portal.)
  • Assisting with the roll out and implementation of these Intervention Phase activities

You will work closely with the Education Coordinator to complete these tasks.

 Core ElementsStructure of Delivery
Required1. Education Component which conveys 3 key messages:
  • Encourage mobilization at least three times a day
  • Mobilization should be progressive and scaled
  • Mobility assessments should be implemented within 24 hours of the decision to admit
Duration: 8 weeks
Education: Provide staff 1 to 2 hours of education on the Culture of Mobilization and General Mobility Education
Coaching: Up to 1 hour per staff member
2. Patient/Family Member EducationEducation: Provide patient and family members education on the Culture of Mobilization and General Mobility Education
3. SustainabilityDevelop and plan mobilization sustainability strategies
Mode of DeliveryTools and Resources
OptionalVaries depending on the hospitals’ barriers, facilitators, and resources.

Sample of Educational Interventions:
  • Classroom education/in-service
  • Huddles
  • Fairs / Education days
  • One-to-one coaching
  • E-modules
  • Culture of Mobilization & Mobility Presentation
  • E-Modules
  • ABC Mobility Assessment
  • Poster on the Hazards of Immobility
  • Poster of mobility algorithm
  • Transfer and Ergonomics
  • Mobility Assessment
  • Natural Opportunities for Mobility

Before you begin the intervention you will need to conduct a Readiness Assessment and the STEP Tool and also plan and log your interventions using the Process Evaluation Log which can be found in the documents below.

For access and a complete listing of educational tools and resources click Tools and Resources.

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Implementation Planning Template55.00 KB
Process Evaluation Log73.50 KB
Sample Unit-Process Evaluation Log76.00 KB