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Social Media, E-Professionalism And The Image Of Nursing: How One Nurse Can Reach Many!

Cope, V.ORCID: 0000-0002-4528-4268 (2017) Social Media, E-Professionalism And The Image Of Nursing: How One Nurse Can Reach Many! In: 5th Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2017), 24 - 25 July 2017, Singapore

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Abstract

This paper considers social media and eprofessionalism and the image of nursing and reports on a project, centred upon the question: What is a nurse? It explores the response to a recent Miss America pageant where, for the talent section of the show, a contestant performed a monologue and discussed her profession as a nurse.What ensued was a media furore following release to television and YouTube as the contestant’s speech was viewed worldwide. Subsequent to this, a group of postgraduate students were asked to review the YouTube of the contestant and write a critical reflection on the role of a nurse in contemporary healthcare...

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Health Professions
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/42024
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