Welcome to the AMG Clinical Education Medical Emergency resource page. Unfortunately, medical emergencies occur in all health care settings, including the ambulatory clinical areas. It is the goal of the clinical education department to provide you with all the necessary information and resources to be prepared for these emergencies in the event they were to occur in your clinic.
On this page you will find:
A 2014 report release by the American Heart Association states about 326,200 people experienced out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, Only 10% of those that utilized emergency medical services survived.Only 31.4% of individuals who had a heart rhythm that could be treated with a defibrillator survived of the recorded 19.300 bystander-witnessed arrests.
Medical emergencies can happen anywhere. Are you and your co-workers prepared?
Why do emergency drills?
Identify system issues and effectiveness
Assess and evaluate team roles
Evaluate quality measures:
This toolkit will provide your clinic with the forms needed to conduct a medical emergency drill in your facility.
If you have any questions, please contact a member of the education team.
The following are forms available for use to plan your medical emergency response drill:
As of May 29, 2020. Policy numbers have been provided for reference.
If medical emergency occurs in satellite clinic, call 9-1-1 and follow their directions until EMS arrives.