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Escape Room

The purpose of The STAR Center escape room is to sharpen critical thinking skills needed to manage a mock code while using effective communication and teamwork. Participants are expected to properly use the crash cart equipment, apply and use the defibrillator/AED, and demonstrate effective CPR. Team members must exercise leadership skills throughout the activity to engage in group critical decision making in order to successful resuscitate the patient and gain access out of the room.

Learner objectives

  • Process and prioritize crucial information
  • Identify individual strengths in problem solving
  • Communicate effectively among team members
  • Perform proficient clinical skills
  • Manage time effectively

Expected outcomes

  • Make appropriate critical decisions
  • Divide the workload among team members
  • All team members share the same mental model
  • Resuscitate patient
  • Escape the room in 60 minutes

Subject:

This escape room is designed to foster team dynamics, increase awareness of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) policies, and apply ALS (Advanced Life Support) protocol.

Number of Participants:

4-6 participants

Suggested Length of Time:

2 hours

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