With changing health care, progressive care nurses are working in diverse practice settings to meet patient care needs. Progressive care is practiced along the continuum from the intensive care unit to home. The benefits of early progressive mobility are examined with a focus on the interdisciplinary collaboration for care in a transitional care program of a skilled nursing facility. The program’s goals are improved functional status, self-care management, and home discharge with reduced risk for hospital readmission. The core culture of the program is interdisciplinary collaboration and team partnership for care of patients and their families.

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