AM-PAC Short Forms - Inpatient (6 Clicks)

$189 / year

The Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC®) assesses mobility in preparation for or during post-acute care settings.  This product is the set of AM-PAC Short Forms for Inpatients.  Other Short Forms are available covering Outpatients, Home Care and Surgical settings.

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BEST FOR:

Assessing mobility in any inpatient or residential setting

USE:

restricted to a single clinical site

The Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC®) measurement system was developed by researchers at Boston University’s Health and Disability Research Institute to assess activity limitation across post-acute care settings. The AM-PAC® is based on the conceptual framework outlined in the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), which describes activity limitation as “difficulty in the execution of a task or action by an individual”.

AM-PAC Short Forms assess activity limitation in three different domains:

  • Basic Mobility: basic movement and physical mobility activities
  • Daily Activity: basic self-care and instrumental activities of daily living
  • Applied Cognitive: higher-level cognitive or executive functions

AM-PAC Inpatient Short Forms, referred to as ‘6-Clicks,’ are available for each AM-PAC domain: Basic Mobility, Daily Activity, Applied Cognitive. Short Forms were developed by selecting items from the calibrated items banks that are appropriate for administration in the inpatient setting.

The AM-PAC is a patient-reported outcome measure. Item responses are completed by the patient, or a patient proxy (e.g., clinician, family member); however, in the inpatient setting, clinicians typically serve as the patient proxy. Item responses are selected based on observing the patient or, if an activity is not observed, the clinician uses clinical judgement or input from family members to select the item response.

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