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Nursing Simulation Webinar

The Observer Role in Simulation: Evidence, Brain-Based Learning, and Engagement

With Dr. Kyle Johnson

February 9, 2021 • 12:00 PM–2:00 PM

Continuing Education: 2 CE's upon completion of the activity and electronic evaluation.

In this two-hour online webinar, Dr. Kyle Johnson will examine the state of the science regarding active and observer roles, theoretical underpinnings, and how observational learners can undergo experiential learning. He will discuss implications for practice, recommendations for future research, and implementation into the participant’s own simulation program. Dr. Johnson will also explore the results of an experimental study regarding simulation, debriefing, knowledge demonstration and retention, and differences between active participants and observers.

BIO: Brandon “Kyle” Johnson is an Associate Professor and the Clinical/Simulation Director for the Traditional Undergraduate Nursing program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. He earned a BSN from Texas Tech University HSC, an MSN from Lubbock Christian University, and a PhD in Nursing Science with a minor in Nursing Education at Indiana University. He also received postdoctoral training in quantitative methods and statistical analysis at Widener University. Dr. Johnson was an American Association of Colleges of Nursing Jonas Scholar during his doctoral studies. His program of research focuses on best practices in simulation and use of observer roles, educational theory, debriefing, and knowledge instrument development and testing.

Provider Approval Statement Oklahoma Nurses Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multi-state Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.