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ACLS VF/Pulseless VT

Algorithm for VF/Pulseless VT

What is the first step when you come upon a person who is down? Check that the scene is safe
Once the scene is safe, what is the next step? Activate emergency response/ start CPR
PT is in V-fib what is an important question to ask? with or without a pulse?
What is the CPR ratio to breaths 30:2
Once monitor/defibrillator is attached, what is the next step? Shock
Once first shock is delivered, what is the next step? Continue CPR for 2 mins, get IV access
What is the first medication delivered after 2 mins of CPR Epinephrine 1mg every 3-5 mins or 40 units vasopressin IV
After epinephrine is delivered and another 2 mins CPR, what is next? Shock
After IV access and CPR for 2 mins what is next? Shock
After 3rd shock, and another 2 mins CPR what is next? Amiodarone first dose 300mcg bolus, second dose 150mg
Created by: ICVT55