The significant risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to healthcare staff mandates
changes to Advanced Life Support (ALS) guidelines. The guidance may change as
more is learnt about COVID-19 – Check the ERC website for the latest guidance (www.erc.edu).
Safety is paramount and the safety priorities are: (1) self; (2) colleagues and bystanders;
(3) the patient. The time required to achieve safe care is an acceptable part of the