Rcna%social%media%guidelinesfor%nurses% % 1% foreword the nursing profession is no stranger to change transformation and growth are essential to our work as we. Communication through social media has become a way of life, especially for the younger generation, and will continue to increase although indiscriminate posting on. Are you or a travel nurse friend dismissing warnings about keeping your social media profiles professional these 13 stats will scare you. As the internet, social media, and other new technologies have advanced and made deep inroads into health care, new areas of potential liability have emerged. Social media best practices as a student nurse, using social media wisely can be a key ingredient in landing a job and keeping it see below for best practices for nurses to consider when. If you are studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing, there are many ways that you can use social media to improve your college experience. Social media for nurses|[t]he authors recognize the role the nurse has in empowering patients to take charge of their health by using social media responsibly. By renee m eggers, phd – guest editor & dee mcgonigle, phd, rn, faan, cne, editor in chief citation eggers, r & mcgonigle, d (2012) are nurses challenging.
Katie duke's story spotlights the hazards of social media in hospitals. A nurse at unm sandoval regional medical center has been fired over facebook posts that are now circulating online. Social networking for nurses is just a bit more complicated than for the average joe there are potential landmines to avoid and social practices to embrace have you. Identify two professional benefits and risks of social media networking for nurses 3 appraise the impact of social media networking on patient privacy, hipaa regulations, and the nursing. Social media can be a very effective way of communicating in nursing, but guidelines for appropriate use by healthcare providers are essential this article briefly.
Below are details of 47 incidents since 2012 in which workers at nursing homes and assisted-living centers shared photos or videos of residents on social media. Most posts about social media for nurses focus on don’ts instead of telling you what's wrong, i want to chat about tips to maximize social media for nurses.
A nurse’s guide to social media march 06, 2012 by erica moss with more than 800 million people active on facebook and 250 million tweets posted daily on. In 2011, the board of nursing delivered a warning to a nurse who commented on a small town newspaper’s blog the nurse discussed a patient in positive terms using a.
By carlton g brown, phd, rn, aocn, nea-bc, faan over the last several years, the world has witnessed the explosion of social media and other electronic communication. Nurses and social media like so many others, nurses are taking advantage of the many benefits that social media outlets offer electronic communication platforms have brought dramatic. The american nurses association (ana) has released guideline to help nurses safely and effectively navigate the ever-expanding world of social networking and social. As part of social media week, pam nelmes spoke recently about the role of social media in the nhs she explains what online platforms mean for the future of nursing.
It’s easy to use social networking sites to blow off steam, but it’s vital to be aware that whatever you write may be seen by more people than you ever intended.
6 tips for nurses using social media wwwnursingworldorg ana’s principles for social networking 1 nurses must not transmit or place online individually. Social media and nursing practice: changing the balance between the social and technical aspects of work. Social media use is ubiquitous, but inappropriate posts by nurses have resulted in licensure and legal repercussions ncsbn has developed guidelines for. Professional social networking for nurses july 2011 vol 6 no 7 author: anita prinz, msn social media and nursing education social media can enhance nursing. Social media for nurses - 7 ways nurses can use social media to improve their career outlook and overall opinion of professional social media use.
Learn the proper way to use social media as a nurse without getting yourself in trouble or violating policies in place at your current hospital. 1 learn about industry trends and breakthroughs social media is largely about learning while some of us are leveraging social media as marketing or micro-blogging. Whether you’re pursuing your registered nurse license or already a nurse midwife, social media sites are making it easier to network and share advice. By crystal tillman harris, dnp, rn to the use of social media lists actions nurses can take to minimize risk and social networking and nurses.