Implementation of Escape Room as an Educational Strategy to Strengthen the Practice of Safe Surgery

Renata Vicente Soares*, Pâmella Simões Barel, Camila Canhoella Leite, Loiane Letícia dos Santos, Francisco Carlos Specian Junior, Enderson Rodrigues de Carvalho, Renan Gianotto-Oliveira, Dario Cecilio-Fernandes

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Objective: Describe a safe surgery learning experience based on interactive escape room activities to engage and train nursing and physician teams. Design: This paper is based on the authors' participatory and observational experiences creating the Escape Room activity. Setting: Jundiai Regional Hospital, Surgical Department. Participants: Nurses, nurses assistant/technician and physicians and medical residents who work in the surgical center. Results: Results identified were promising, which broadens the perspective for further studies using the Escape Room activity in the hospital environment through structured research that can assess its implications for teaching and learning. Conclusion: We see opportunities for using the escape room activity as a teaching tool to implement other learning objectives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)907-911
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Surgical Education
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2023
Externally publishedYes

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