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Improving In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest:
Implementing the 2022 Joint Commission Requirements

Improving In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Implementing the 2022 Joint Commission Requirements

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The Joint Commission released new and revised requirements related to resuscitation care that will go into effect on January 1, 2022. These apply to both Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs).

Join us on Wednesday, December 15 to learn more about The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s approach for implementing the new Joint Commission resuscitation requirements. Our speakers will highlight the science behind the new requirements and implementation strategy across education, training, and clinical care.

Register now for this upcoming resuscitation excellence webinar, featuring The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center employees:

  • Ashish R. Panchal, MD, PhD, FAEMS; Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Carleen R. Spitzer, MD; Assistant Professor – Department of Internal Medicine; Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program; Co-Chair, Code Blue Quality Committee
  • Gregory Norton, MHA, Paramedic; Clinical Education Supervisor, AHA / RQI Program Manager

Presenters from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

Ashish R. Panchal, MD, PhD, FAEMSAshish R. Panchal, MD, PhD, FAEMS

Dr. Panchal is an associate professor of emergency medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in the Department of Emergency Medicine and serves as the program director for the University’s ACGME-accredited EMS fellowship program.

He received his doctorate in cardiovascular physiology from Case Western Reserve University and received his medical degree and completed his residency with The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Panchal is board certified in emergency medicine and emergency medical services and is a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Medical Services.

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In addition to his roles within the Medical Center, Dr. Panchal serves as the medical director for the Delaware County EMS and Delaware County Emergency Communications in Muncie, IN.

Nationally, he practices as the research and fellowship director for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and a panel member for both the National EMS Scope of Practice Model Revision Project and the Evidence-Based Guideline for prehospital naloxone and pain management. Dr. Panchal currently serves as chair of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care (AHA/ECC) Scientific Subcommittee and previously led the 2020 AHA/ECC Adult Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care as committee chair.

Carleen Spitzer, MDCarleen Spitzer, MD

Dr. Spitzer is an assistant professor of internal medicine within the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and serves as an assistant program director and the Director of Procedural Skills Development for the Internal Medicine Residency program. Additionally, she serves as the co-chair for the Medical Center’s Code Blue quality committee.

Dr. Spitzer received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary critical care with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where she served as chief medical resident and chief pulmonary fellow. Her research interests include resuscitation training and the utilization of simulation in critical care and procedural education.

Gregory Norton, MHA, ParamedicGregory Norton, MHA, Paramedic

Gregory is a clinical education supervisor and AHA/RQI program manager for
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Public Safety Management and Master of Healthcare Administration degrees from Franklin University.

In addition to his role with the Medical Center, Gregory serves as an AHA training center coordinator and multidisciplinary instructor. Prior to his tenure with the Medical Center, Gregory spent over 25 years as an active EMT/Paramedic with a concentration in critical care.