This presentation explains the results of a pilot study exploring nurses’ personal and professional use of social media. Data is presented to assist the informatics nurse in understanding how nurses can influence and educate professionals, patients, and consumers in using the Internet safely for seeking health information and for socialization.
Contact hours available until 5/4/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee: Laurie Levknecht discloses other financial or material support as an employee of Elsevier CPM Resource Center.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Describe nurses' current personal and professional use of electronic devices and the Internet.
Discuss nurses' processes in evaluating social media websites.
Present the new expanded role and responsibility of informatics nurses in preparing clinicians at point of care.