The Indy Roadrunners, ENA Chapter 134, is sponsoring an Academic Challenge for any area Emergency Departments on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. It will be a night of fun competition ranging from questions to skill challenges that Emergency Nurses face daily. Location for this event will be Franciscan Health in the Auditorium, located at 8111 Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237. The cost for this event is $15.00 per participant and spectators $20.00.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Registration from 6:00-6:30 PM EST.
The competition will begin promptly at 6:30 PM EST.
Please note, dinner will not be served this year.
The teams can consist of up to six participants four will compete and two alternates. Teams may compete with a maximum number of four participants and a minimum number of two.
The teams are to be made up of Emergency Department Staff Nurses. Nurse Educators, Nurse Managers, and Advanced Practice Nurses may not be on the competing team but may be a lifeline. A maximum of two teams may be submitted by each facility.
The teams will compete in 25 minute timed challenges against other teams and at the end of 25 minutes the round is over. At the end of the challenges the winners of each round and the team with the highest number of points will be in the final round. In the event of a tie we will have a bonus question or challenge for a tie breaker. No lifelines may be used for the bonus round or tie breaker.
The challenges are a team event with a maximum number of four players participating at one time. Each team will have 45 seconds to answer questions and write their answer down; all correct answers are awarded points. Every team will be allowed one lifeline/ask a friend. If they do not know an answer they must say they want to use the lifeline, then they will have 15 seconds to consult with the lifeline. No lifelines may be used in the final round.
Lifeline/Ask a Friend Rules: Each team is allowed one lifeline during regular play. The Lifeline must be present and the name must be submitted prior to the beginning of play. When a lifeline is used, the team is allowed an extra 15 seconds to consult then submit the answer.
The final round will be made from the winners of each round and from the remaining teams the team with the highest points. All teams that make it to the final challenge will start with no points. The team that gets the most points from the final challenge will win. No Lifelines may be used in the final round.
Registration and Payment Information
Teams must be registered by Monday October 28, 2019. After Monday, November 4, 2019 no changes may be made to the team roster. All fees must be submitted by November 4, 2019 in order to participate.
The cost is $15.00 per participant. Registration fees may be paid via check, made payable to Indy Roadrunners.
The academic questions will be based on the CEN exam, TCRN exam, TNCC, and ENPC.
The first-place team will be awarded individual trophies and a plaque to display on their unit. Second and third place teams will get ribbons.
An award will be given to the team for most spectators so encourage your co-workers to join in the fun. The spectators must sign in and state which team they are supporting.
An award will be given for the most original team name and presentation (t-shirt/group hats etc). Please submit a group photo to be placed on the big screen prior to the event to introduce your team, the spectators will vote on the most original team photo/presentation.