Using a Role-Play Simulation Game to Promote Systems Thinking

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2018 Jan 1;49(1):10-11. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20180102-04.


Learning is a dynamic process where the learner discovers new knowledge and constructs new insights. The "Friday Night in the ER"© role-play simulation game facilitates system thinking, data-based decision making, and collaboration. Nurse educators in academe and health care settings can use this game to practice the essential skills of nurse professionals. J Contin Nurs Educ. 2018;49(1):10-11.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Curriculum*
  • Decision Making
  • Education, Nursing, Continuing / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Problem Solving
  • Simulation Training / methods*
  • Systems Analysis
  • Thinking
  • Video Games*