“How-To” Khan Webinar for NCLEX-RN Competition Scheduled for January 6, 2014

Students interested in participating in the NCLEX-RN competition for Khan Academy, sponsored by the Jonas Center, are invited to register now for a free webinar titled Creating Engaging Khan Academy Tutorials: The Nuts and Bolts scheduled for January 6, 2014 from 2-3pm EST.

Find out how you can be part of this groundbreaking work with some insider advice from a nurse and past winner of a Khan Academy competition, Ryan Patton. A graduate of the University of Arkansas College of Nursing, Ryan will show you some tips and tricks that he uses to make amazing videos and learning exercises. This webinar will also review some of the key fundamentals of content creation and showcase best practices. Ryan will be joined in this webinar by Dr. Rishi Desai, Medical Partnerships lead from Khan Academy. Find out just how easy it is for you to put your creative ideas into motion.

Those interested in participating in this free webinar are encouraged to sign up now at  http://www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars/2014/01/06/khan-academy-tutorials. We encourage you to share this information with your friends, professors, students, and anyone else who you think would be great at teaching!

About the NCLEX-RN Competition

Announced in October 2013, this competition was launched to spark innovation and enthusiasm around using technology to develop the next generation of health content. Those participating will create videos and questions on one of the following topics covered by specific NCLEX-RN© content areas, including:

  • anaphylactic shock
  • asthma
  • bronchiolitis
  • congestive heart failure
  • emphysema
  • hypertension
  • iron-deficiency anemia
  • pneumonia
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • stroke

Khan Academy will identify winning submissions that demonstrate outstanding instruction. Winners will then be invited to further sharpen their technical skills by participating in an exclusive week-long training program in March 2014 with Khan Academy educators. These individuals may also be invited to become Khan Academy content creators. For more details on the NCLEX-RN Competition, see www.khanacademy.org/nclex-competition .

Submissions will be accepted until winners are chosen or by January 17, 2014. Those with questions are encouraged to contact nclex-rn@khanacademy.org .

To review an archived webinar presented by the Khan Academy on what is needed to participate in this competition, see http://www.icohere-meeting.net/AACN/EA58D6858647.