Use of portable simulation manikins to increase the frequency of mock code training on four inpatient surgical units

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2009 Jun;40(6):250-1.


Educators within Children's Hospital Boston created a mock code facilitation curriculum and expectations for nurses to become Surgical Programs' mock code facilitators. Since implementation, the number of mock codes and the number of mock code participants have tripled.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Boston
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / education*
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / nursing
  • Curriculum
  • Education, Nursing, Continuing / organization & administration*
  • Hospitals, Pediatric
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training / organization & administration*
  • Manikins*
  • Nursing Education Research
  • Pediatric Nursing / education
  • Pediatric Nursing / methods
  • Program Development
  • Program Evaluation