Game-Based Learning

The steady-eyed attending surgeon managed to remain calm while he guided me through the tricky orthopedic procedure, despite the urgency of the situation. The purplish black bruising on the leg and my view of the X-ray gave me the information I needed to start. The attending surgeon walked around the room evaluating my every move and giving me directions. Another player who looked a lot like Morpheus from the Matrix assisted me in putting the boy’s leg back together. Performing

Congratulations to Colette Foisy-Doll, MSN, CHSE and Kim Leighton, Ph.D., RN, FAAN for winning the prestigious American Journal of Nursing 2017 book of the year in the Nursing Information Technology category, for Simulation Champions: Fostering Courage, Caring, and Connection. Simulation Champions Fostering Courage, Caring, and Connection Clinical Playground founder and managing member Eric B. Bauman, Ph.D., FSSH, RN is honored to be included as a contributing author in this award-winning text. Dr. Bauman’s section focuses on the evolution of recent

Tim Laning Now available: the full set of M+Dev Conference videos posted on the Wisconsin Games Alliance YouTube page. Videos cover the wide range of topics and speakers from the conference including keynote speakers Warren Spector and Tommy Palm. Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman co-chaired the M+Dev Educational Track with Filament Game’s Dan Norton. Tim Laning from Grendel Games, and Dr. Thomas “Brett” Talbot from USC anchored the educational track. Tim Laning is an award-winning educational game

Dr. Eric B. Bauman is honored to accept an invitation for a second year to participate in Improving Health Professional Education and Practice Through Technology, a workshop of the National Academies of Science in Washington D.C on November 16-17. He is among 30 global experts in the healthcare profession who are working to bridge the gap between education and practice using modern methods and technology. This meeting endeavors to improve healthcare access and outcomes through innovation and collaboration between the

If video game development piques your interest, you won’t want to miss M+Dev, Wisconsin Games Alliance’s first annual video game development conference, Friday, October 27th, at the Alliant Energy Center. Whether you’re already a video game professional or just intrigued by the field, get the inside scoop on industry trends, meet like-minded people, and build your network of game development notables at the region’s thriving innovation hub. M-Dev’s Education Track

Dr. Thomas Tablot, Dr. Eric B. Bauman, Lt. Col. Neubauer, and Cpt. Angela Samosorn

Get Your Game On: Using Gaming Technology in Health Professional Education Conference focuses on Game-Based Learning and Simulation Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland M. Trapani and C. Collins Dr. Eric B. Bauman and Dr. Thomas B. Talbot opened this year’s USU Education Day Conference with keynote addresses Game-Based Teaching and Learning: Theoretical Approaches and Frameworks for the Health Sciences and The Great Game – how elements of play enable awesome medical simulations. Their presentations to

Eric. B. Bauman, PhD The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) recently named their inaugural class of Fellows. Clinical Playground’s founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman is in renowned company among the 34  innovative and distinguished scholars named to the first class of SSH Fellows. Individuals were selected based on their outstanding contributions to the development of SSH and to the field of healthcare simulation. The skills and knowledge of the first class of SSH Fellows will be vital

Reid Adams, Eric B. Bauman, PhD, Angela Samosorn & Crystle Martin, PhD The 2016 Games+Learning+Society Conference (aka GLS12) was hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education July 17-19,  at Union South. This is the 3rd venue leveraged for this premier educational games conference. The conference started at the Monona Terrace and later moved to the UW-Madison Memorial Union on Lake Mendota. This years conference was keynoted by Earnest Adams (Uppsala University), Betty Hayes-Gee

Acme Nerd Games, LLC located in south central Wisconsin, USA is a new start-up game company on a mission – a space and spinach mission. They are creating a game focused on nutrition literacy for kids [and their parents] called “Houston, We Have Spinach! The game design team brings a wealth of talent to this project, including Clinical Playground, LLC founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman. Other nerds, team members include, Mary Romolino, Bo Monroe, Michael Flaherty

Clinical Simulation in Nursing: Special Edition on Game-Based Learning The special edition of Clinical Simulation in Nursing on Game-Based Learning has been published. Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman served as the special edition editor and wrote the edition’s editorial titled: Games, Virtual Environments, Mobile Applications and a Futurist’s Crystal Ball. The journal Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Suzie Kardong Edgren called Bauman’s editorial a “…bleeding edge…” commentary on game-based learning and innovation for clinical education. Other authors included in this special