Interprofessional Mock Codes-June 12, 2019

Chicago, IL US
June 12, 2019
The overall goal of this activity is to improve the performance of emergent interventions involved in a Dr. CART response by enhancing the understanding of how an interprofessional partnership and communication is key in this high-stress, critical situation. At the conclusion of this activity, the learners will have improved knowledge, skills, and confidence when responding to cardiac arrest events, resulting in improved patient outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who respond to cardiac arrests at University of Chicago Medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Perform essential actions that must occur within the first moments of a cardiac arrest, appropriate for discipline and specialty;
  • Demonstrate how to assist the code team in minimizing interruptions throughout cardiac arrest by proactively working through arrest algorithms in anticipation of next steps;
  • Identify the role responsibilities of each member of the Dr. CART team;
  • Describe appropriate procedures for activation and cancellation of the 1-4-7 emergency response communication system;
  • Describe how to utilize the closed-loop communication technique to ensure understanding and completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities across professions;
  • State how to apply and utilize hospital-wide emergency equipment, policy, and procedures.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Joseph Reid, MSN, RN, CCRN
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Participation
Event starts: 
06/12/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
06/12/2019 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Interprofessional Mock Codes Agenda

UCM Simulation Center
5814 S. Maryland Ave.
Mitchell Hospital 6SW
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Joseph Reid at (773) 926-0277 or via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Melissa Cappaert, MA
Staff Director, Simulation Center
University of Chicago
David Tehrani, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Chicago

Dana Edelson, MD, MS
Medical Director, Rescue Care & Resiliency
University of Chicago
Ariana King, MT(ASCP), MPH
Quality Assurance Specialist, Transfusion Medicine
University of Chicago
Kimberly Krikau, MA
Manager, Darien Call Center, Cardiology
University of Chicago
Sajni Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology
University of Chicago
Joseph Reid, MSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Care Manager, Rescue Care & Resiliency
University of Chicago

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
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