Hospitals in general are committed to safe, quality health care for their communities. One way to promote safety and reduce harm is to standardize emergency code calls in hospitals;
The purpose of hospitals emergency code calls is to communicate an emergency quickly and to mobilize expert assistance. Unless physicians and staff are well aware and versed with a standardized emergency code designation, it is easy to become confused and use the wrong code in an emergency. This has resulted in harm to patients in hospitals in many locations worldwide.
This training program is workshop-based with large capacity of training aid materials and practical sessions; customized to the needs of the audience, providing meaningful experience to practically assess and develop an Emergency Color Codes system in hospitals to reduce confusion and hence wrong response in case of emergency.
By the end of Hospitals Emergency Color Codes Course participants will:
This course covers:
This training is intended for all physicians, nurses, safety personnel and other employees who have responsibility for establishing and maintaining an organization with asafe environment and readiness to respond and effectively mitigate unforeseen emergencies.
A multiple-choice test is administered at the conclusion of the program. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.
All participants are issued a Training Manual (Student Guide).
Course Completion Certificate:
Program participants who successfully complete the course are issued a certificate of completion.