Cardiac Arrest – Radiation Therapy Bunker
This video was designed to prepare Medical Radiation Therapists to provide Basic Life Support and apply an Automatic External Defibrillator to a patient in the radiation therapy bunker in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Management of a cardiac arrest by medical radiation therapists & registered nurses prior to arrival of Code Blue Team
- Placement of board between patient and treatment couch prior to using AED.
- Donning and doffing PPE- Minimizing people in treatment room.
Author: Jennifer Dale-Tam, RN (Nurse Educator)
Actors: Kelly Tynkkynen (Medical Radiation Therapis); Danika Lavoie (Medical Radiation Therapist); Amber Killam (Nurse); Jennifer Dale-Tam (ICU Nurse)
Directed by: Dr. Glenn Posner; Kaitlin Endres
Edited by: Dr. Glenn Posner (Medical Director, The Ottawa Hospital Simulation Patient Safety Program)
With support from: André Patry ( Coordinator, Radiation Medicine); Julie Renaud (Manager, Radiation Medicine)