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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 pediRES-Q 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
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