Nursing Policies on Social Media

While researching for an article I did a review of nursing organizations’ (Colleges, Associations, Universities, etc) policies on social media. Here is a list of references with links to the policies. If you want to share references on social media join this Mendeley group..

 

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American Nurses Association. (2011). 6 Tips for Nurses. Silver Spring. Retrieved from http://www.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/AboutANA/Social-Media/Social-Networking-Principles-Toolkit/6-Tips-for-Nurses-Using-Social-Media-Poster.pdf

Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador. (2012). Position Statement: Social Media. St John’s. Retrieved from http://www.arnnl.ca/documents/publications/Position_Statement_on_Social_Media_2013.pdf

Belcourt, T. (2012). Social Media and Professional Registered Nursing: Can the two mix? (pp. 6–7). Saskatoon. Retrieved from http://issuu.com/saskrn/docs/srna_newsbulletin_fall_2012

Canadian Nurses Protective Society. (2012). Social Media. infoLaw, 19(3). Retrieved from http://www.cnps.ca/index.php?page=147

College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. (2011). CARNA Social Media Guidelines. Calgary. Retrieved from http://www.nurses.ab.ca/Carna-Admin/Uploads/Social_Media_Guidelines.pdf

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. (2014). Using Social Media Responsibly: 7 Recommendations (pp. 6–7). Vancouver. Retrieved from https://crnbc.ca/Standards/practiceresources/socialmedia/Pages/SocialMedia.aspx

College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia. (2012). Position Statement: Social Media (pp. 1–4). Halifax. Retrieved from http://www.crnns.ca/documents/PositionStatement_SocialMedia.pdf

Goh, P. (2012). Social Media and Nursing: Where Are We Going? CANO/ACIO e-newsletter Connections, 1–2. Retrieved from http://www.cano-acio.ca/~ASSETS/DOCUMENT/Newsletter/Social Media Article.pdf

Hasley, J. (2010). Social networking for the nurse: Exploring case studies and avoiding inappropriate use. Little Rock. Retrieved from http://www.arsbn.arkansas.gov/forms/Documents/April19.am.firstlecture.pdf

John Hopkins School of Nursing. (n.d.). Social Media Guidelines (p. 1). Baltimore. http://nursing.jhu.edu/life-at-hopkins/connect/social-media/guidelines.html

National Council of State Board of Nursing. (2011). A Nurse’s Guide to the Use of Social Media. Chicago. Retrieved from https://www.ncsbn.org/NCSBN_SocialMedia.pdf

New Zealand Nurses Organization, & National Student Unit New Zealand Nurses Organization. (2013). Social media and the nursing profession: a guide to online professionalism for nurses and nursing students. Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.nzno.org.nz/Portals/0/publications/social_media_for_nursing.pdf

Nurses Association of New Brunswick. (2012). Ethical and Responsible Use of Social Media Technologies (Vol. 2012, pp. 1–16). Fredericton. Retrieved from http://www.nanb.nb.ca/downloads/Practice Guidelines- Social Media-E(1).pdf

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. (2010). Information sheet on social media. Melbourne. Retrieved from http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/documents/default.aspx?record=WD10%2F3224&dbid=AP&chksum=qhog9%2FUCgKdssFmA0XnBlA%3D%3D

Nursing Midwifery Council. (2014). Social networking sites (pp. 1–6). London (UK). Retrieved from http://www.nmc-uk.org/nurses-and-midwives/advice-by-topic/a/advice/social-networking-sites/

Nusing Council of New Zealand. (2013). Guidelines: Social Media and Electronic Communication. Wellington. Retrieved from http://nursingcouncil.org.nz/News/New-guidelines-for-nurses-on-social-media

British Columbia Institute for Technology (2013). BCIT Nursing Program Student Guidelines, Policies and Procedures (pp. 0–43). Burnaby. Retrieved from http://www.bcit.ca/files/health/nursing/pdf/bsn_guidelines_policies_procedures_3.pdf

Royal College of Nursing. (2011). RCNA Social Media Guidelines for Nurses (pp. 0–5). Canberra. Retrieved from http://www.rcna.org.au/wcm/Images/RCNA_website/Files for upload and link/rcna_social_media_guidelines_for_nurses.pdf

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. (2011). Penn Nursing Student Social Media Policy. Philadelphia. Retrieved from http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/students/resources/HandbooksFormsPolicies/Social-Media-Policy-Student.pdf

Washington State University College of Nursing. (n.d.). WSU College of Nursing Social Media Guidelines (p. 7340). Pullman, Washington. Retrieved from http://nursing.wsu.edu/Academic-Programs/PDFs/Social-Media-Guidelines[1].pdf

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