Escap(Ed): Virtual Escape Room Education for Nursing Students

Tolliver, Annie
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Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant challenges to nursing education. For the health and safety of students and faculty virtual learning is now the primary mode education for these students. With the loss of in-person learning activities and simulations, there is the opportunity to innovate virtual education for nursing students. Prior to the pandemic, a growing trend in nursing education was educational escape rooms. The purpose of this project is to use theories from the literature on game-based and virtual learning to create a virtual educational escape room for senior nursing students enrolled in Child Health at TWU Dallas. Students will be provided with a virtual escape room activity on child safety and abuse. After completing the virtual escape room, students will be asked to rate their engagement in the activity, and if completing activity helped them improve their clinical reasoning and problem solving skills.

Creative Arts and Research Symposium
Creative Arts and Research Symposium