The code blue team has to be educated through the provision of the program that is presented to all nurses, doctors and the other auxiliary staff. The nursing staff should support mandatory code through training. Nurses have to believe that the necessary code does enhance both their ability and comforts of managing the situations of code blue and the patients’ outcomes. All the educational programs have to state that the blue codes will be employed only in cases of cardiac arrests. Taking care of the patient is paramount. Based on the case study, the nurse was supposed to have been around near the patient for her/him to take care of the patient. The case is traumatizing. It was expected that the nurse would be on the patient to inform the code team not to resuscitate the patient as stated. The code team assumed everything since the patient had no code. The nurse is the one to be blamed for the death of the patient. She never turned on the nozzle of the oxygen and was absent during the arrival of the code (Avis et al, 2016).

Recommendations

Hospitals must plan and provide emergency stabilization and screen for any disease or condition near the psychiatric units even when not located in the building within the main hospital. The hospital should include emergency rooms, delivery and labor departments, and the units of psychiatric. After the provision of the screening and emergency stabilization, the plan has to be tested, if more deaths are recorded. The deaths data should be collected and analyzed. Then the results are documented. The code teams have to be trained well enough, and functioning equipment should be possessed. In addition, protocols for life-threatening conditions should be activated. Moreover, the hospital should train all the workers and volunteers majorly on how to activate the response system for the emergency. The system for activation should be redundant and simple.

Data should be collected retrospectively from the forms recorded. Patient’s demographics data should be included in the data collection. The results of the completely documented forms were collected, while those with the code blue alarms were canceled are excluded. The data should be recorded in Microsoft Excel file, and then analyzed by using the SPSS. The chi-square test will then be employed for analyzing non-paramedic data.

Conclusion

A code conversation is a critical part of any aspect of hospitalization. If it is concluded well, it will make the stay of the patient in the hospital a much more fluid experience. If not, then the lack of communication leads to patient outcomes that were not desired and later distress to everybody, who got involved. Empowering all people with the basic knowledge of understanding the code status can assist in avoiding potential medical errors in the case of not anticipated hospitalizations.

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