March 9, 2020

Social media use by nurses

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Social media use among nurses is common, but social media perceptions and practices vary considerably, this study finds.

In this survey of 397 nurses in a large academic medical center, 87% reported using a social media account currently. Increasing age was linked to decreasing frequency of social media use.

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An understanding of the social networking landscape in the nursing profession is necessary to inform policy and develop effective guidelines, the authors say.


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