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Sept. 23, 2021

Scrubs, Stethoscopes and Social Media: A Powerful Tool for Change and Knowledge Translation

Scrubs, Stethoscopes and Social Media: A Powerful Tool for Change and Knowledge Translation

Stethoscopes and Social Media: A Powerful Tool for Change and Knowledge Translation


Do you remember your training when it came to social media use as a healthcare provider? We do, it pretty much was DON'T USE IT. Social media use was discarded as "extracurricular". What if we told you that social media is a powerful tool for empowerment, change and the exchange of healthcare knowledge? It's time to shut down the misconceptions of social media use and think about how we can use it innovatively in healthcare. We discuss it in Gritty Nurse fashion, the only way we know how.