Initiative #6: E-CPR Initiative


E-CPR from UNM Health Sciences Center on Vimeo.

Lectures and Podcasts

  • E-CPR intro lecture: "E-CPR; national trends and local plans": This reviews the evidence behind CPR, review of what's going on elsewhere and here at UNM as well as a demo of cannulating.
  • ED-ECMO podcast: Access at http://edecmo.org or subscribe on iTunes for the free podcast, it's fantastic! Recommended to start off with the podcasts from the beginning. Listen to the first 4 which give an excellent overview of the process, and you will get hooked. They just get better and better.
  • EM-Crit Podcast: Podcast #204 focuses on Nurse-driven ACLS. This will provide an excellent review of what we are establishing as the "ACLS Captain Role" which can be done by a nurse or resident in our model.
  • SMACC DUB lecture: "Making E-CPR Happen"
  • LUCAS Placement videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P3ukP36x7U and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8TRObRgGP4
  • Documents

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography: Guidelines for Point-of-Care Applications in Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation
  • Initiative #5: Trauma Re-Org

    Initiative #4 - RUSH Exam Initiative

    Initiative #3 - Vascular Access Mastery

    Initiative #2 - Airway and Mechanical Ventilation

    Initiative #1 - Neuro-Resuscitation

    2015 Guidelines for Management of SICH

    EMS Stroke Protocol

    Triage Stroke Protocol

    AHA/ASA "Target: Stroke" is a national QI program focused on improving stroke care and door to needle times. See their recommended "Direct to CT" guideline here.