Social media and population health virtual exchange for senior nursing students: an international collaboration

PROCTER, Paula, BRIXEY, Julianna, HONEY, Michelle and TODHUNTER, Fern (2016). Social media and population health virtual exchange for senior nursing students: an international collaboration. In: SERMEUS, Walter, PROCTER, Paula and WEBSTER, Patrick, (eds.) Nursing informatics 2016, eHealth for all : entry level collaboration - from project to realization. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (225). Amsterdam, IOS Press, 975-976.

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The authors have all engaged in using social media with students as a means for collaboration across national and international boundaries for various educational purposes. Following the explosion of big data in health the authors are now moving this concept forward within undergraduate and postgraduate nursing curricula for the development of population health virtual exchanges. Nursing has a global presence and yet it appears as though students have little knowledge of the health and social care needs and provision outside their local environment. This development will allow for explorative exchange amongst students in three countries, enhancing their understanding of their own and the selected international population health needs and solutions through asking and responding to questions amongst the learning community involved. The connection of the students will be recorded for their use in reflection; of particular interest will be the use of information included by the students to answer questions about their locality.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Books series ISSN : 0926-9630. Published proceedings of NI 2016, 13th International Congress on Nursing Informatics
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Page Range: 975-976
Depositing User: Paula Procter
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2016 14:46
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 06:03

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