Codes - Your Procedure - page 2

Just curious... I was just wondering if you guys are allowed to administer epinephrine and begin CPR (even though epinephrine would fall under ACLS) without a doctors orders? I know that when I... Read More

  1. by   owensmommy
    At my hospital, you can also initiate ACLS protocol (CPR, defibrillation, meds, etc) as long as you are certified. An ER doc is responsible for coming to all floor codes and they usually show up pretty quickly. They take over the code when they arrive. Things usually go pretty smoothly.