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policy 0187 : Medical Emergency Response

An emergency response team (ERT) capable of providing advanced life support shall be available at the University Hospital and at all buildings physically connected to University Hospital, twenty four hours per day, seven days per week and three hundred sixty five days per year for any medical emergency including cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, or acute illness or injury requiring medical interventions.

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  1. effective date:

    April 1, 2017
  2. signature(s):

    Scott A. Syverud, MD, President, Clinical Staff
    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center