What Is It?
PDUFA Poker utilizes a poker game format to illustrate the fees associated with the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) and the need to invest in the business coupled with the inherent risks of doing so. Generic Drug User Fee Act (GDUFA) or Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA) information could be substituted if desired. This game highlights the fees paid, the importance of making wise investments, and the necessity for companies to manage finances to purchase supplies, pay salaries, and more.
The game requires approximately 15 minutes to complete and can be played by up to 20 people. Playing with larger audiences requires additional time to complete the game (up to another 15 minutes).
The game is provided as a downloadable zip file that includes setup, play and facilitation instructions, instructions for content development, play money templates, poker hand ranking, and presentation slides for the activity.
Additional supplies required for this game are three decks of playing cards, laminating sheets, and small prizes.