Effective crisis resource management (CRM) within the interprofessional Code Blue response team is integral to OHSU’s ongoing commitment to quality patient care. Errors in communication are more likely to occur and may adversely affect patient care in crisis situations, such as codes. In one Joint Commission study it was stated that 72% of errors were related to communication.
SCITT was developed in response to this need to improve the fundamental skills in communication, build teams and review ACLS algorithms. The SCITT program is "in-situ" (inpatient areas) hospital simulation training for interprofessional teams.