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Activity Steps


This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the creation and implementation of a low-fidelity code blue simulation exercise designed to increase orthopaedic nurses' confidence during a cardiac or respiratory arrest emergency.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the findings from the review of the literature related to simulation exercises.
  2. List components of the low-fidelity simulation exercise implemented in the authors' facility.
  3. Discuss the outcomes following implementation of this exercise and any implications for practice.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0718B
Published: Jul/Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Diane M. Ryzner, BSN, MSN , APRN, OCNS-C; Amber S. Kujath, PhD, RN, ONC
Categories: Education , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics