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Playing a simulation game sharpens emergency department skills

A game that simulates the challenges of an emergency department is helping nurses and other healthcare professionals to develop clinical leadership skills
Picture of healthcare professionals taking part in The Floor game, which simulates the challenges of an emergency department and is helping nurses to develop clinical leadership skills.

A game that simulates the challenges of an emergency department is helping nurses and other healthcare professionals to develop clinical leadership skills

The Floor is a simulation game that recreates the day-to-day workings of an emergency department (ED), helping nurses and other healthcare professionals to develop clinical leadership skills.

With increasing pressure and constantly shifting patient acuity and flow, managing ‘the shop floor’ is a difficult but essential skill.

Table-top simulation is a familiar feature in major incident and natural disaster training as a cost-effective way of equipping staff to respond to serious incidents.

The game includes a range of ED scenarios, events and patient profiles

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