V-Tach / V-Fib Algorithm per ACLS protocol during Code Blue [Easy to remember]

Begin CPR <———- Get Monitor, Give O2

Shock 120 joules if witnessed
[200 joules if unwitnessed]

CPR for 2 Min if Still VT or VF?

Shock 150 joules

[continue at 200 joules if previous was 200J]

CPR & EPINEPHRINE 1 mg for 2 Min if Still VT or VF, Consider Advanced airway, Capnography

Shock 200 joules

CPR & AMIODARONE 300 mg for 2 Min if Still VT or VF, Treat H&Ts

Shock 200 joules

CPR & EPINEPHRINE 1 mg for 2 Min if Still VT or VF

Shock 200 joules

CPR & AMIODARONE 150 mg for 2 Min if Still VT or VF, Treat H&Ts

Shock 200 joules

CPR & EPINEPHRINE 1 mg for 2 Min if Still VT or VF

Shock 200 joules

CPR & AMIODARONE infusion 1 mg/min, Treat H&Ts


Easy to remember: CS2–> SC2, SC2, SC2…

CM, O2S1202 S150C12 S200CA300HT,1, A150HT, 1, ADripHT2

Reference: ACLS-Cardiac-Arrest-Algorithm-2018

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