Code White

Introduction

 
This scenario will involve an adolescent male who is suicidal and increasingly agitated while awaiting a psychiatry evaluation.

The goals of the scenario are:
 

  • Demonstrate effective closed loop communication during a code white situation
  • Demonstrate appropriate delegation of defined roles and specific tasks to team members
  • Demonstrate use of the ED Mental Health order set to order and safely administer medications
  • Demonstrate safe application of 5-point restraints