All FHS staff working in a hospital-hosted building are required to review the Emergency Code Awareness information and complete the associated quiz.
This training is now online through the Mosaic system. First you have to access the Mosaic page and sign in, your McMaster ID is necessary to sign in. Follow this link to access the Mosaic sign in page.
NOTE: If you cannot sign in to the Mosaic page you should review the information under the "SUPPORT" tab on the Mosaic sign in page or contact UTS directly.
NOTE: If you are off campus you will have to establish a secure connection to the Mosaic system using the Virtual Private Network (VPN). Follow this link to go to the UTS web page for VPN instructions and the download.
Once you are in Mosaic, follow these instructions to register through Mosaic. The Code training is identified in Mosaic as "FHS Code Awareness" or "FHSCDA". NOTE: The dates posted in Mosaic related to the session do not apply, the session will be available in Avenue the day following your registration.
Your request will move to the Avenue to Learn web site overnight. You should scroll down to the "Student" or "Continuing" tab on the Avenue home page to see the session. The training can be completed the following day in Avenue and the result will transfer back to Mosaic overnight.
The training should take about an hour and completing a test is required. Once you have successfully completed the training your record will be kept in Mosaic.
You can access your training record through Mosaic as well, follow these instructions to access your record. The FHS Safety Office does not have access to training records held in the Mosaic system.
Complete Code Information
For a complete listing of Hospital Emergency Codes review the document posted here. It is important to note that not all codes require a response from FHS staff. Always refer to your local protocols for the appropriate response during a code call.
Lock Down Information
An on-line information session on what to do during a Lockdown event on McMaster campus is offered by McMaster Security Services. FHS staff are encouraged to review the information as it does apply to the main campus.
There is no quiz associated with the Lockdown information.
Here is the link for the online Emergency Guidebook from the McMaster University Security Services group.
This page was updated on January 5, 2015.