How Social Media Has Changed My Role As A Nursing Student And Future Health Care Professionals

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In this assessment I will explore and examine; what it means to be a health professional in a global environment. Furthermore, I will demonstrate a range of literacies that inform health care and practice. I will also briefly describe how I currently use and engage with social media and technology as well as how my use of social media will change my role as a nursing student and future health care professional. I will be discussing guidelines and code of conducts created by various corporations. I will then finally conclude my findings by discussing my discoveries and understanding of the use of social media. In this assignment I will be examining secondary sources such as books, articles, peer reviewed journals, and textbooks. In this society, people are becoming too dependent on technology. I believe technology is a very important communication method for health care professionals. The downfall of technology is the fact that it is always upgrading or changing, meaning there is constant alterations within medical units. It has become clear that technology is fluctuating how the health professionals communicate to one another and associate with their clients (Benedikt Ley, Corinna Ogonowski, Jes Hess, Time Reichling, Lin Wan & Volker Wulf, 2013, p. 1). Being a health care professional means as an individual and by the rules of the Stripling Model of inquiry, your expectations are to provide purpose and meaning to everyday life and care, performing by both ethic and

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