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GridlockED

Serious game. Serious learning.

Requirements

60-90
2-6
12+

Description

This game was co-designed with emergency medicine faculty and medical students. The goal was to create a game that could allow future doctors to learn systems approaches to patient management in a safe, low stakes environment.

In GridlockED, players work together to treat and prioritize patients. This fosters collaboration and communication skills.

This game allows players to grasp what a real emergency department (ED) is like, without the life-or-death stakes.

We developed this game with medical students in mind, but it can be fun even for those who are not in the healthcare team. The game has been play tested and approved by real doctors, nurses, residents, and consultants.

Find out more at our website: www.gridlockedgame.com

NOTE: This is a fundraising initiative. All proceeds from these games sales will go towards funding further research and innovation at McMaster University.

Components

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Vitals

Average Rating 1 reviews
Publish Date March 01, 2018
Edition First
Department Games
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More Info GridlockED web site

Why buy this?

  • Play together to save patients!
  • Make low stakes mistakes. Learn high stakes lessons.
  • Co-developed by medical students, researchers, and doctors!

McMaster Emerg Med Games

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Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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