Student Health and Counseling Center A Division of Student Affairs (714) 278-2800 / Fax (714) 278-3069

CODE BLUE PROTOCOL The SH&CC will provide basic life support measures in the event of a cardiac and/or respiratory arrest. Basic life support in this setting will include: 1. Initiating CPR; 2. Administering oxygen; 3. Defibrillation if necessary. In the event of a cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, a “code blue” with the location will be announced over the P.A. system. All providers and nursing staff will respond to the code blue. The senior provider/nurse on the scene will be the team leader. The procedure indicated below will be followed.
PERSONNEL First person on scene PROCEDURE 1. Confirms cardiac and/or respiratory arrest. 2. Calls for HELP. 3. Begins CPR. 1. Ensures CODE BLUE and LOCATION called on P.A. Call 911. 2. Assist with CPR. 1. Brings emergency equipment. POINT OF EMPHASIS 2. Call HELP loudly, even if no one is in sight. 1a. Nearest staff member. 1b. Nearest staff calls 911. 1. Emergency equipment consists of Crash Cart, Oxygen Tank, Suction, Defibrillator.

Second person on scene

Third person Team Leader

First nurse or MD on scene. Nurse will initiate until MD arrives. 1. Assure that 2-person CPR is initiated, 1. Ongoing during code. Two persons effective, and continuous. Assigns relief as assigned to relieve. necessary. 2. Cardiac Board. 3. Deliver O2 at maximum rate per Ambu bag or mask. 4. Suction equipment ready, turned to highest setting. 5. IV lines started (at discretion of MD). 6. Defibrillator leads applied. 7. Assign recorder to document. 8. Request non-assigned personnel to leave area. 9. Upon paramedic’s arrival, transfer patient to their care. 10. Patient transferred by paramedics. 2. Not necessary if patient on firm surface. 3. Ambu bag and mask on Crash Cart. 4. Suction next to Crash Cart. 5. D5W and angiocaths on Crash Cart. 6. Defibrillator in cashier. 7. Clip board on Crash Cart.

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P.O. Box 6830, Fullerton, CA 92834-6830

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Student Health and Counseling Center A Division of Student Affairs (714) 278-2800 / Fax (714) 278-3069 Reviewed by: ____________________________________ Chief Staff Physician ____________________________________ Assistant Director ____________________________________ Executive Director ____________________________________ Date ____________________________________ Date ____________________________________ Date CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY. CA 92834-6830 The California State University: Bakersfield / Chico / Dominguez Hills / Fresno / Fullerton / Hayward / Humboldt / Long Beach / Los Angeles / Maritime Academy Monterey Bay / Northridge / Pomona / Sacramento / San Bernardino / San Diego / San Francisco / San Jose / San Luis Obispo / San Marcos / Sonoma / Stanislaus C:\Documents and Settings\vpsatech.AD\Desktop\shcc\im\Code Blue Protocol. FULLERTON P.O.doc01/11/06 . Box 6830. Fullerton.

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