Equipment 8-108 - Cardiac Monitor

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols

Scope of Practice:




12-Lead and 15-Lead Acquisition Procedure:

12-Lead Transmission procedure:

  1. Ensure modem is plugged in the back.
  2. Press "TRANSMIT" button.
  3. Scroll to "REPORT" and select the correct 12-lead to send.
  4. Scroll to "SITE" and select the correct destination.
  5. Select "SEND" and wait for the confirmation print-out.
  6. Call the receiving facility to discuss the transmission with medical control.

AED Procedure:

Manual Defibrillation Procedure:

Synchronized Cardioversion Procedure:

Transcutaneous Pacing Procedure:

Vitals Procedure:

Refer to Equipment 8-108-66 - Cardiac Monitor Programming Standards.


Change Log:

DateLink to
Description of change
12/15/13pdfAdded EMT scope of practice statements.
06/01/15pdfAdded indications for Protocol 6-025 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in defibrillation and pacing.
11/17/15Added comment to consider biphasic energy doses.
01/20/16pdfChanged Downloading ePCR from ALS to BLS procedure.
10/15/18pdfAdded precautions for pulseox from Capnometer section.
07/04/20Renumbered the section to allow for future additions.
08/07/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Section 8-190 - LifePak.
02/08/21pdfAdded 12-lead transmission procedure.
06/11/21phpMoved to

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