Resuscitation Plan 7 Step Pathway for health professionals
Quality of life can be improved by health care teams by partnering early with a patient, Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs), Person Responsible or significant others in making and documenting shared decisions about end-of-life treatment and care.
What is Resuscitation Planning - 7 Step Pathway?
A standardised process for the development and implementation of a clinical care plan which documents treatment decisions relating to a patient’s resuscitation and end-of-life care.
About the Resuscitation Planning - 7 Step Pathway
SA Health has developed a Clinical Directive and Toolkit, which will support health services to focus action on delivering safe and high-quality end-of–life care
Resuscitation Planning Clinical Directive and toolkit
Clinical Directive – Resuscitation Planning- 7 Step Pathway - outlines the requirements for SA Health employees to provide a standardised, patient-centred, best practice approach to planning for resuscitation and other care for an adult patient who is at end-of-life.
Tool 1 – Resuscitation Plan - 7 Step Pathway (PDF 105KB) - Provides a summary of each step within the pathway; trigger, assessment, consultation, document the clinical care plan, transparency and communication, implementation and support of the patient, Substitute Decision-Maker(s) / person responsible, family and/ or carers.
eLearning course Resuscitation Planning – 7 Step Pathway - This course is in two tiers. The first tier focuses on introducing the Resuscitation Plan- 7 Step Pathway, guiding all staff on how they can ensure safe and high-quality resuscitation planning that is patient and family/carer centred. The second tier is aimed at health care workers providing direct clinical care, using case studies to explore how to successfully put resuscitation planning into practice. The course will take approximately 75 minutes to complete. To access the course visit the SA Health Safety and Quality e-learning course intranet page.
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