Thu, 03 Jun | Delivered via Carrot Learning Platform

Exploring Digital Professionalism In Nursing (Jan21)

From this Carrot Learning s-learning workshop, you'll understand the impact of social media in nursing, explore digital boundaries & how to maintain them, learn about digital footprints and consider how we can enable digital professionalism in our own organisations.
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Exploring Digital Professionalism In Nursing (Jan21)

Course Date/Time

03 Jun, 13:30 – 20:00
Delivered via Carrot Learning Platform

About the Course

Social media assists NHS and healthcare organisations, patients and staff to engage directly with each other in a simple and easy way and without hierarchy. It is an effective way to learn, connect and support however it also has its pitfalls and whilst many nurses are digitally competent they may not be digitally professional. Unless clinicians are able to be digitally professional the negative effects of social media can start to outweigh the positive.

So how do we enable ourselves, our colleagues and our organisations to be digitally professional?

How do we promote digital professionalism in nursing?

This virtual workshop explores the fundamentals of digital professionalism and the rise of digital communication in nursing. The workshop covers the impact of digital communication in nursing, the rise of social media, social media guidance for nurses, and the positive and negative effects of social media.

The workshop will also cover boundaries in digital spaces, digital footprints, evidence and research and social media, some examples of good practice, and, most importantly how we can enable digital professionalism in ourselves and within our organisations.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impact of social media in nursing
  • Explore digital boundaries & how to maintain them
  • Understand how nurses & nursing can use their digital footprints for good
  • Consider how we can enable digital professionalism in our own organisations

This Carrot Learning course will count towards NMC Revalidation Participatory Learning.

About the Course Leader 

Teresa found herself professionally isolated from her learning peer group as an agency nurse in 2012, now, a multi-award-winning social media nurse recognised as one of the NHS's most influential NHS nurses of all time, Teresa Chinn MBE RN founded @Wenurses on Twitter in 2013 and now supports approaching 100,000 nurses to connect, learn and share on Twitter. Teresa also blogs and provides Twitter-based professional development solutions to the NHS, Government bodies and Universities as well as continues to practice as a Registered Nurse.

After Your Course

You will be connected to a peer group that you will be able to continue to discuss the topic and offer and receive peer support whilst implementing your learning.

Retain access to all the resources shared during the course.

You can download:

Your Course Certificate

Your Course reflections and your recorded actions from within the Carrot Learning platform. 

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