Social media has become an important part of many people’s everyday lives. Sharing news and updates with far-flung family and friends, posting photos from your latest vacation or night out and commenting on the latest in news or pop culture are important parts of many people’s days, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down.
When you work in health care, though, social media can present some ethical challenges. While some would argue that what professionals do on their time is their business and that it shouldn’t matter what doctors, nurses, therapists and others in the health care field post on social media, the truth is that it does matter. Continue reading