Systems of Care*

In healthcare, an effective system of care comprises four elements — structure, process, system, and patient outcomes — in a framework of continuous quality improvement (CQI). Information in this section is a resource for the elements for cardiac arrest, with consideration of the setting, team, and available resources.

*Systems of Care is not part of the pediRES-Q Bundle.

(image: Copyright 2015 American Heart Association. Web-based Integrated Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care)

Code Teams

There has been a lot of discussion during the teleconferences regarding Code Teams. The following documents are provided by a number of sites of the systems which are in practice and have assisted with their code team organization.

Defining and Assigning Roles

Team Placement Diagram
Supported by an unrestricted
research grant from ZOLL Medical

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