Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention is important to patients, families, and healthcare institutions. Education is key in prevention VTE. This educational capstone project poses the question as to what type of educational material is most beneficial in decreasing VTE and also increasing VTE protocol compliance rates among nurses. The paper addresses the following PICOT question: In staff nurses (P) how does venous thromboembolism prevention education (I) compared to no venous thromboembolism prevention education (C) affect compliance with the established thromboembolism protocol (O) during the three months following completion of the required education for the intervention group (T)?
Date of publication
MSN Capstone Project
Masters in Nurse Education
Gibson, Heidi K., "Venous Thromboembolism Prevention" (2020). MSN Capstone Projects. Paper 37.