Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Published: February 24, 2020

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  • Effective Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (T-CPR) depends on well-prepared professionals trained to elicit information quickly, interpret that information, and provide direction.
  • This policy statement takes the recommendations from previous International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and AHA statements and provides necessary guidance for telecommunicators and local authorities to develop quality, effective T-CPR programs.
  • A Quality Improvement (QI) process should be established with clear, objective data sets with specific individuals identified who are accountable for conducting reviews under the guidance of a physician.