Interprofessional Mock Codes-August 1, 2017

Chicago, IL US
August 1, 2017
The overall goal of this project is to improve Dr. CART team performance on critical steps that must occur during a cardiac arrest and enhance the knowledge of learners on the importance of these life-saving critical steps.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who respond to cardiac arrests at UCM.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Perform essential actions appropriate for discipline and specialty that must occur within the first moments of a cardiac arrest;
  • Describe how to proactively working through arrest algorithms in anticipation of next steps in order to assist the code team in minimizing interruptions throughout cardiac arrest;
  • Identify the responsibilities of each member of the Dr. CART team;
  • State appropriate procedures for activation and cancellation of the 1-4-7 emergency response communication system;
  • Explain how to utilize the closed-loop communication technique to ensure understanding and completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities across professions;
  • Demonstrate how to use hospital-wide emergency equipment;
  • Explain the application and utilization of hospital-wide Dr. CART policies and procedures.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Joseph Reid
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Participation
Event starts: 
08/01/2017 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
08/01/2017 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
UCM Simulation Center
5814 S. Maryland Ave.
Mitchell Hospital 6th floor Northeast, Room TC-614
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Nikhil Bassi, MD
Internal Medicine Chief Resident
University of Chicago Medicine

Joseph Reid, MSN, RN, CCRN
Assistant Patient Care Manager
Rescue Care
University of Chicago Medicine


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.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
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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