Social Media Guidelines for Nurses
- Presented By
- NCSBN Regulatory Innovations Department
- Practice, Professional Boundaries, Social Media
- Health Care Organizations, Nursing Educators, Nursing Professionals, Nursing Students
- Knowledge Network
- Advanced Practice
Social media use is ubiquitous, but inappropriate posts by nurses have resulted in licensure and legal repercussions. NCSBN has developed guidelines for nurses and nursing students for using social media responsibly. Key points of these guidelines are summarized, along with dramatization of potential scenarios of inappropriate social media use.