Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY


CPR Committee

Purpose of the Committee

The purpose of this committee is to optimize patient care and outcome by:

  1. Providing direction and guidance for the planning and delivery of a high-quality robust resuscitation response in the MGMCRI Hospital.
  2. Ensuring that safe, early and appropriate CPR, including early defibrillation, occurs within the Hospital.
  3. Detailing the duties and training requirements for all staff relating to anaphylaxis, CPR and post-resuscitation care.
  4. Detailing the process and tools utilized for the identification and response to patients at risk from deterioration and cardiorespiratory arrest within MGMCRI Hospital.
  5. Standardizing the management of anaphylaxis and cardiopulmonary arrest by adopting the AHA guidelines.
  6. Detailing the process for ensuring continuous availability of cardiac arrest equipment in clinical areas.
  7. Detailing the process for monitoring compliance with all the above

Functions of the committee

  1. Ensure code blue policy and procedure is in place.
  2. Ensure BLS and ACLS education for staff directly involved with patient care.
  3. Evaluate code blue forms. Suggest ways to improve the efficacy of the code blue procedure.