The Pharmacy Game

Educational tool created to train pharmacy students for the real-world challenges through simulation and serious gaming.

The Pharmacy Game is an innovative tool for training pharmacy students. It is a unique concept combining simulation of the pharmacy practice environment with serious gaming.

Students are trained in a fun and highly effective manner, gaining confidence to face the real-world work challenges. The game is supported and facilitated through a web platform, created to be adjustable for different educational systems.

Nowadays, the Pharmacy Game is successfully implemented in the curriculum of 9 universities all over the world, providing the best learning practices for the future pharmacists.

Game since 2000
The Netherlands
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Game since 2004
The Netherlands
Game since 2015
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Game since 2021
The Netherlands

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Latest news

New article alert! Impact of a gamified simulation on pharmacy students' self-assessed competencies

By Denise Hope, Gary Grant, Gary Rogers, and Michelle King
Competency-based pharmacist education develops robust professional identities and prepares graduates for future practice to ensure optimal patient outcomes. An extended gamified simulation was developed as a capstone activity for a new Australian Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) program. The simulation was…

Virtualized Gamified Pharmacy Simulation during COVID-19

By Denise Hope
Extended and immersive gamified pharmacy simulation has been demonstrated to provide transformative learning in pharmacy education, preparing graduates for real-world practice. An international consortium of universities has implemented local adaptations of the Pharmacy Game into their curricula. From early 2020,…


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