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Training the Code Team Leader as a Forcing Function to Improve Overall Team Performance During Simulated Code Blue Events

Abstract The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that there are approximately 200,000 in-hospital cardiac arrests (IHCA) annually with low rates of survival to discharge at about 22%. Training programs for cardiac arrest teams, also termed code teams, have been recommended by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and in the AHA's consensus statement to help improve these dismal survival rates. Historically, training programs in the medical field are procedural in nature and done at the individual level, despite the fact that healthcare providers frequently work in teams. The rigidity of procedural training can cause habituation and lead to poor team performance if the situation does not match the original training circumstances. Despite the nee... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Hinski, Sandra Tarbell (Author) / Cooke, Nancy J (Advisor) / Roscoe, Rod (Committee member) / Bekki, Jennifer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Cognitive psychology / Medicine / code blue / communication / interactive team cognition / Team cognition / teamwork / training
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 86 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Human Systems Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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