Social media outlets have become popular mediums for connecting to friends, family and the general public. With social media comes positives and negatives. The ‘Scenarios’ link below has some interesting accounts involving nurses, inappropriate use of social media and the resulting actions from State Boards of Nursing. Review the scenarios listed starting on page 4. Choose one to focus on. In a Word document, summarize the scenario and share your thoughts about the behavior and resulting action. Consider all effected parties. Please also tie in the guidance provided for Nurses in the ANA’s ‘Navigating the World of Social Media’ Fact Sheet.
Fact Sheet – Fact-Sheet-Navigating-the-World-of-Social-Media.pdf
No word count. Thoroughly answer each question and share personal thoughts and experiences. Don’t forget to incorporate information from the ANA sheet.
Don’t forget to consult the Grading Rubric (below) before turning in your assignment.
Summary of scenario is thorough and accurate
Personal thoughts/views/opinions regarding the scenario are explained thoroughly
All effected parties – the Nurse, the ‘victim’ the healthcare entity – are discussed
Information from the ANA’s ‘Navigating the World of Social Media’ Fact Sheet is incorporated in the response