1. Millsaps, Erika R. MSN, RN
  2. Swihart, Allison K. MSN, RN


Nursing educators continue to look for innovative ways to educate staff, students, and new nursing graduates. Simulation is a current, common practice. Recently, a new, interactive activity has been utilized: escape rooms. This article summarizes how two stroke educators in rural Indiana developed an escape room to challenge employees to critically think through the process of triage, assessment, and treatment of a patient presenting to the emergency department with symptoms of acute ischemic stroke.