1031: Moving Past YouTube: Engaging and Educating the Millennial Generation
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1031:  Moving Past YouTube:  Engaging and Educating the Millennial Generation
Educating the current generation of nursing students produces frustration and discontent for faculty members who have not fully embraced the challenge. This interactive workshop will focus on shifting the current paradigm of nursing education, challenging educators to encourage the use of texting, social media, blogging, wikis and other collaborative efforts during class and clinical.

 

Speaker: Kristen Vandenberg, DNP, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC

Disclosures: The speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 60 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Define attributes of the millennial generation.
2.  Discuss innovative teaching strategies that will engage the millennial generation.
3.  Evaluate current curriculum/syllabus/assignments for areas of improvement to provide educational strategies that met the current generational needs.

 

Key words:  education, networking, innovation, blogs, social media

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 1:10pm 3:10pm
Education
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 2, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: November 1, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.