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Her Loss, Their Gain - October 2019 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • O C T O B E R 2 0 1 9 M any educators will tell you that students retain information better when learning is enjoyable and interactive. We put that idea into practice this year at our "It's Not All Fun and Games" skills fair. Our "headband" game helped us teach some regula- tory educational topics we're required to cover with staff each year. Staff members took turns holding a card to their foreheads with a topic written on it, and other staff members tried to explain the topic without saying the actual word. We would add extra descriptive words as necessary to cover the topic fully, or explain the policy relat- ed to the topic. Our version of "Family Feud" featured questions like "Name 7 com- mon HIPPA violations," "Name 8 hand hygiene opportunities while LEARNING MADE FUN Use Games to School Your Staff • HEAD GAMES An Orchard Surgical Center staffer tries to guess the words on the card as her colleagues give her clues. Orchard Surgical Center

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