Social Media Use for the Early Career Nurse - Online Course
This webinar aims to help fellow early-career nurses understand how they can best utilise social media in an authentic yet professional manner. When used correctly, it has endless benefits to develop your career and networks.
This webinar aims to help fellow early-career nurses understand how they can best utilise social media in an authentic yet professional manner. When used correctly, it has endless benefits to develop your career and networks. This course will retire after 9 July 2024.
After participating in this course, learners will be able to:
- Understand the different social media platforms available to you and how best to utilise each.
- Understand how to use social media to enhance your networks, gain peer support, locate and disseminate best evidence-based practice, and flatten traditional nursing hierarchies.
- Learn how to present your authentic self while maintaining professionalism and operating within your country’s regulatory social media guidelines.
- Have a better awareness of the benefits and pitfalls of social media use.
- Learn and reflect on how you can use your influence on social media to highlight your areas of concern and directly control these.
- About this Course
- Course Contenta. Includes the learning outcomes and webinar video
- Post-content questions
Craig Davidson, RN, BSc
Craig is an early-career public health community staff nurse, working in Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership's Asylum Health Bridging Team. Previously, he worked in an infectious diseases ward, which became a COVID-19 hub during the pandemic. Craig has held various student and early-career nurse leadership positions. He was the departmental representative at his university, where he graduated with a first-class honors degree and received the Ross Hall Prize for Academic Excellence and Achievement. Craig is now undertaking a Master of Public Health. As a student, Craig was the Royal College of Nursing's (RCN) Students' Committee chair. As an early-career nurse, he is now a steering committee member for the RCN Nurses in Management and Leadership Forum. Craig was honored to receive the Student Nursing Times Student Nurse of the Year (Adult) Award in 2019. Now, he is currently part of Sigma Nursing's second cohort of the Nightingale Challenge for novice nurse leader.
Charlotte Jakab-Hall, BSc, BA
Charlotte Jakab-Hall is a SafeCare Specialist Nurse and Chief Nurse Fellow alumni at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ,England, UK. In 2018 she qualified from the University of the West of England with a 1st class honors in Nursing (Adult) general field of practice and was awarded the 'Adult Nursing Faculty Prize for Professional and Academic Resilience'. Charlotte is an active representative for the Royal College of Nursing, she served as the student member of council and as chair of the students committee (2017-2018) and has continued her passion for activism through her elected post as a South-West board member. Following her preceptorship program in 2018, Charlotte co-founded a support network for early-career nurses called GloSTaRs: Gloucestershire Hospitals Staff Transition & Retention Support Network, this was later developed into a silver level quality improvement program and has now expanded to other allied health professions within the organization.