megacode

megacode

(meg′ă-kōd″) [ mega- + code]
A simulated cardiac arrest used as an educational tool for health care professionals during advanced cardiac life support training. It is intended to sharpen the technical and interpersonal skills needed during the resuscitation of patients with arrhythmias.
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Laerdal MegaCode Kid Advanced (sim pad capable); must include:
The successful project was titled, "A megatonne of care" and consisted of a megacode simulation workshop and development of a training video called, "Code blue: Live and interactive".
The CSL has a large number of medium-fidelity (realistic) mannikins, such as MegaCode Kelleys (4) and Nursing Anne Vital Sims (12) plus high-fidelity mannikins SimMan and SimBaby.
The unit works with Linear's MegaCode radio receiver and includes easy diagnostic capabilities.
Associated Products: MegaCode ACLS and Ultimate Hurt manikins, traumatic amputation stumps, anatomy models and skeletons.
The built-in MegaCode radio can program up to 40 handheld transmitters and two MGT gate edge transmitters.
Wendy Fallis, RN, PhD, and her Interprofessional Team, MB "The Megacode Simulation Workshop and Education Video"
The APeX features on-board, low-voltage surge protection for lightning protection on all inputs, and it features LED diagnostic lights and a built-in MegaCode radio that can handle up to 40 handheld transmitters and two MGT gate edge transmitters.
Other features include a larger user base, event log buffer capacity, block-coded MegaCode transmitters; keypad, card reader and remote radio receiver support are standard.
There is an enhanced LED diagnostic display and a built-in MegaCode radio that can accept up to 40 handheld transmitters and two MGT gate edge transmitters, as well as an integrated three-button station.
There are LED diagnostic lights and a built-in MegaCode radio that can program up to 40 handheld transmitters and two MGT gate edge transmitters, as well as an integrated three-button station (momentary contact: Open, Close, Stop).
Becker's radiology residents learn how to handle megacodes, contrast reactions and a collapsed lung after a lung biopsy at the medical school's Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center, also known as SimLab.