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 (documents attached, click the hyperlinks below)
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.