Genomics is changing the way healthcare will be delivered, and it requires a workforce that is ready to embrace the potential of this technology. The Genomics Game is designed to give an overview of the genome, the field of genomics and how it is used in healthcare, in an engaging and innovative way. It is aimed at healthcare professionals who may be unfamiliar with the topic.
The game can be used as a standalone resource or as an adjunct to support and complement other educational activities. Originally developed for nurses, the content of the game has been aligned to the nursing associate curricula framework and the Nursing and Midwifery Council standards of proficiency for registered nurses. The game is not exclusively for nurses, however, and can be used by any healthcare professional who may be unfamiliar with this topic.
The game can be played without a facilitator, or form part of a structured teaching session or workshop. See our suggested session plan for incorporating the game into a teaching session.