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)
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
Cincinnati's Code Team Roles - Detail the responsibilities assigned to that role.
Cincinnati's Code Team Tags are worn by those assigned to role.
Stanford's Code Team Roles: Outline of expectations for each role; includes images of slapbands worn by role designee.
Team Placement Diagram
Cincinnati's diagram to specify the bedside location designated for each role designee.