Saving Lives

Improving cardiac resuscitation

Practice Makes Perfect:  Implementing Mock Codes
in Hospitals


This program is approved for 1.0 Contact hour for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. After watching the webinar, you may go to and register to take the test. Once you have successfully completed the test, you may print out your certificate immediately.


Learning Objectives:

Simulation-based medical education is an evolving field that allows trainees to practice skills, expand knowledge, and build self-confidence in a safe and controlled environment with no risk to patients

Mock codes, as part of resuscitation simulation, play an important role in improving performance in cardiac arrest resuscitation events in hospitals.  These simulation exercises/mock codes can be extremely valuable in evaluating team dynamics and performance as well as increasing confidence and  knowledge of its members particularly since many healthcare professionals train independently and not part of a team.  This webinar will lay the groundwork for implementing mock codes in any facility.


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the value of performing mock codes
  2. Describe the importance of getting “buy-in”
  3. Describe the process to implement mock codes
  4. Discuss the importance of delineating team roles

Continuing Education for Nurses, Respiratory Therapists.

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. . This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032.

Support for this educational activity from Stryker