|OJIN News -- October 9, 2012|
Social Media and Communication Technology: New “Friends” in Healthcare
Volume 17, Issue 3 - September, 2012
OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing has just posted a brand new topic: Social Media and Communication Technology: New “Friends” in Healthcare.
"Guidelines for Using Electronic and Social Media: The Regulatory Perspective," by Nancy Spector and Dawn Kappel, introduce the importance of understanding the impact of social media on professional practice.
"Social Media Use in Nursing Education," by Terri L. Schmitt, Susan S. Sims-Giddens, and Richard G. Booth offers key insights into trends that are driving a shifting nursing pedagogy as well as practical examples of how this is happening.
"Communication Technology and Social Media: Opportunities and Implications for Healthcare Systems," by Betsy Weaver, Bill Lindsay, and Betsy Gitelman, shares what the authors' have learned in the trenches and why nurses are and will be critical to the implementation of digital tools in healthcare.
Health Tweets: An Exploration of Health Promotion on Twitter," by Lorie Donelle and Richard Booth, discusses the authors' research about how Twitter® is being used in the context of health.
"Advancing Nursing Practice Through Social Media: A Global Perspective," by Jean Barry and Nicholas R. Hardiker, reminds us that nursing is an international profession advancing the way we share knowledge globally.
Only ANA members have access to this current OJIN topic. Members will be able to read the current topic once they LOGIN . This topic will be available to all viewers after January 30, 2013. Articles on Previously Posted Topics and Columns are available to all viewers.
Articles on Previously Posted Topics
"Responsibility of a Frontline Manager Regarding Staff Bullying," by Carol F. Rocker, RN, MHS
"Elder Mistreatment and the Elder Justice Act," by Nancy L. Falk, PhD, MBA, RN; Judith Baigis, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Catharine Kopac, PhD, DMin, RN, CGNP
Article Published with Hirsh Institute
"A Decade of Published Evidence for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Interventions ," by Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN; Abir Bekhet, PhD, RN, HSMI; and Sara Haberlein, BSN-RN
Ethics: Creating a Culture of Ethical Watchfulness," by Jeanne Merkle Sorrell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Legislative: Nursing Distance Learning Programs and State Board of Nursing Authorizations," by Denise K. Gormley, PhD, RN; Greer Glazer, RN, CNP, PhD, FAAN
OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector.
Jackie Owens, PhD, RN, COHN-S
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